China denounced on Monday a joint statement by the Group of Seven leaders that had scolded Beijing over a range of issues as a gross interference in the country's internal affairs, and urged the grouping to stop slandering China.
China is a peace-loving country that advocates cooperation, but also has its bottom lines, the embassy said.
'COUNTERING CHINA'Taiwan's government welcomed the G7 statement, saying the Chinese-claimed island will be a "force for good" and that they will continue to seek even greater international support.
read moreChina's embassy said the G7 should do more that is conducive to promoting international cooperation instead of artificially creating confrontation and friction.
"We urge the United States and other members of the G7 to respect the facts, understand the situation, stop slandering China, stop interfering in China's internal affairs, and stop harming China's interests."
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