Whether a country is democratic or not and how to better realize democracy can only be left to its own people to decide.
Democracy is a lofty aspiration and common value of all humanity and also a right enjoyed by people of all countries.
Efforts must be made to firmly reject hegemonic acts and the Cold War mentality under the disguise of "multilateralism" and "rules."
The world needs true multilateralism.
China will never seek hegemony, still less bully smaller countries.