China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has defended political developments in his home country. “The West seems to be rather narrow-minded in seeing China as a threat because we have chosen a different system,” Wang Yi said at an online forum of the Munich Security Conference on Tuesday. He stressed that China will continue the current development because it is “successful” and “right.” The People’s Republic is not a systemic rival and engaged in confrontation, Wang said. China has merely chosen a different system, the foreign minister said, drawing a rather wayward comparison: “It’s like eating, we use chopsticks.”
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