China has warned India, Japan and Australia that the United States will “throw it away like garbage” following the leaders’ meeting at the Quad summit in the United States on Friday. China used the reference to Afghanistan and claimed the United States would abandon them as it did with its allies in Afghanistan, reported Tasnim News quoting a Global Times report. The warning came as Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison participated in the first in-person Quad Summit hosted by US President Joe Biden.
Chinese media criticize the Quad summit
In the editorial, Chinese media warned India, Australia and Japan against following the United States “too far” because China would retaliate. In the media report, the editorial claimed that the United States was trying to adopt an “Asian versus Asian” policy. The report added that they were pitting countries in the region against each other by engaging with them. In addition, China has also attacked Japan and claimed that Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga “is increasing the pressure” on the Chinese military threat against the Quad. The report further claimed that India was not sure how much help it would receive from the United States if it got into a conflict with China.
According to World time report, President Joe Biden has gone “far too far” in the way of “American First” than his predecessor Donald Trump, adding that “he has lost his credibility not only in his failure of the COVID-19 response but in the treatment of his allies. ”Chinese media have predicted that Biden will suffer setbacks in the midterm elections next year.
Top of the quads
After attending the first Quad Summit in person, leaders from Australia, India, Japan and the United States issued a joint statement. The four leaders reaffirmed their support for the unity of ASEAN. Leaders of the joint statement said they are advancing the deployment of secure, open and transparent 5G networks and beyond 5G. The leaders of four countries hailed the “EU Strategy of September 2021 for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific”. The leaders called for an end to the violence and the release of political detainees in Myanmar. The leaders also reaffirmed their commitment to the complete denuclearization of North Korea in accordance with United Nations Security Council resolutions.