‘We must stand firm on the rules-based order, call for diplomatic engagement and speak out against human rights abuses at all times’
Ms Ardern singled out China while speaking at the それで サミット マドリッド 水曜日に. “We must stand firm on the rules-based order, call for diplomatic engagement and speak out against human rights abuses at all times when and where we see them," 彼女は言いました.
The New Zealand leader also urged other nations to use diplomacy and economic links, instead of militarisation, to strengthen ties in the Indo-Pacific region.
“We must use diplomacy at every opportunity, until it has proven to fail. We must strengthen the resilience of the Indo-Pacific region through relationships and economic architecture rather than militarisation," 彼女は言いました.
Ms Ardern also slammed the Russian invasion of ウクライナ and underscored the significance of international rules as she cautioned against a new arms race between nations.
Calling out Vladimir Putin’s actions as “an affront to all of us”, Mr Ardern told the alliance not to allow the legacy of the war in Ukraine to become an arms race, “or an even more polarised and dangerous world”.
“This crossroads that the world finds itself at should be the basis for us to put a halt in the production of weapons that create our mutually assured destruction, because the alternative is unfathomable," 彼女は付け加えた.
New Zealand has backed Ukraine in the ongoing war and slapped sanctions on ロシア as punitive measures. It has also sent defence support to Europe to aid Ukraine in the war. New Zealand has also poured aid for Ukraine through Nato Trust Fund operations.
しかしながら, the pacific island nation is not a member of Nato. It participates in the summit as a partner of the western defence alliance and its fighters have also supported operations led by the Nato alliance.
The leader added that New Zealand was not participating in the Nato meet to “expand our military alliances”.
むしろ, アーダーンさんは言った, New Zealand is “here to contribute to a world that lessens the need for anyone to call on them”.