National security legislation underpins the very survival of any country, and it is a common legal practice of all countries, Wang said.
Spokesperson Wang Wenbin made the remarks at a routine press briefing after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered a speech at the Aspen Security Forum on Wednesday, saying that Australia welcomes China's rise, and expects China to play a role in regional and global stability. He also said Australia has found no evidence showing it should restrict the popular short-video app TikTok.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a press briefing when asked to comment on a survey released by the U.S.-China Business Council (USCBC).
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order banning any U.S. transactions with Chinese tech firm ByteDance, owner of TikTok, starting in 45 days.
The supplies are due to arrive in Laos by the end of August.
BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese spokesperson on Monday reiterated that China has no interest and has never interfered in U.S. presidential elections, in response to a top U.S. intelligence official's statement saying China is stepping up efforts to influence the election.
In the meantime, China will firmly defend its sovereignty, security and development interests, because this is a legitimate right inherent in China being an independent sovereign state, Wang stressed.
At a time when international cooperation is needed to fight a common enemy such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Trump's hostility is globally damaging and in stark contrast to China's willingness to promote collaboration for the greater good, said Castrillon.
He added that as the world's economic powerhouse, China has a number of advantages ranging from raw materials, productivity, labor, infrastructure, economic diversification to education, among others.
In March, Yunnan Province dispatched a medical team to aid the pandemic prevention and control efforts in Laos, and donated 4.17 million yuan worth of anti-pandemic materials. Enditem