For China, United States: “Stop the smear and avoid creating new barriers”
Beijing, 7 March (FEF). – China today warned the US that it would not accept “defamation and baseless allegations” and told US President Joe Biden’s new administration that they “avoid creating new obstacles” more and more to improve battered relations. in between them.
Foreign Minister Wang Wang said today, “We will not accept baseless accusations, nor will they discredit us nor will our interests be violated. (…) The United States intervened in many countries in the name of democracy Have done. ” In a press conference held parallel to the annual meeting of the National People’s Assembly (ANP, Legislative).
The Chinese foreign minister said Beijing hopes Washington will take the initiative and “remove unfair restrictions”, citing tariffs imposed on Chinese products during the era of its previous president, Donald Trump.
Wang advocated a peaceful co-existence between the two powers, but reiterated that the two countries were “disregarded in each other’s internal affairs” in response to a question about possible criticism regarding Hong Kong’s electoral reform. Must be committed to. Preparation of current ANP appointment.
The Foreign Minister indicated that such reforms are “absolutely necessary to guarantee stability in Hong Kong,” while also objecting to criticism from Washington over the Uighur minority’s human rights situation in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang. He insisted that “. The genocide allegations are futile and based on maliciously publicized rumors.”
Another point of friction between the two powers is Taiwan, which has ruled autonomously since 1949, but whose sovereignty Beijing claims: “For China it is a red line and there will be no concession,” Wang said.
He said, “China and the United States have to avoid confrontation. We are the world’s two largest economy and have our interests. China is ready to get relations on the right track. We believe that healthy competition is possible . “
On the other hand, he indicated that in 2021 the priority of his portfolio would be to “cooperate with the rest of the world to end the epidemic” and defended that the Asian country does not do diplomacy with its vaccines for Kovid .
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