The Secretary of state of the United States Mike Pompeo commented on the opinion about the unsuitability of Washington’s confrontational policies toward Beijing for partners of the United States, particularly in Europe. According to him, this approach can apply all.

He noted that in this case the choice is between democracy and authoritarianism. Such a statement he made at a press conference, reports TASS.

No, he’s absolutely fit. It’s not about having to choose between America and China. We are talking about the choice between freedom and democracy on the one hand and tyranny and authoritarian regime with another, — he stressed.

Earlier wrote that the White house no longer considers Russia as a strong opponent and a major threat to the United States. Now this role is played by China.