Beijing says Blinken speech 'smears China'
BEIJING: China's foreign ministry on Friday (May 27) accused US Secretary of State Antony Blinken of 'smearing' the country after the American official delivered a speech calling for action to counter
delivered a speech calling for action to counterbalance Beijing's influence.Copy to clipboard https://str.Copy to clipboard https://str.'Open and inclusive' regional architecture can maintain peace, stability in Asia: PM Lee 'NO COLD WAR" With no rhetorical bombast or surprises, Blinken drew an implicit contrast to the approach of the previous administration of Donald Trump which spoke in stark terms of an all-out global conflict with China.
Blinken's speech"spreads false information, exaggerates the China threat, interferes in China's internal affairs, and smears China's domestic and foreign policies", ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said at a regular press conference.China has faced a chorus of warnings from the United States and Western allies in recent days over its growing influence and global ambitions.Speaking at a regular press briefing, ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said the Indo Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) serves US interests and seeks to exclude other countries.In a wide-ranging speech on Thursday, Blinken warned of China's"intent to reshape the international order", and called for a defence of the global order.New cases spiked to 99 on Sunday, a record for this flareup, even as officials impose a raft of restrictions, including work-from-home orders for most Beijing districts.He also accused Beijing of raising tensions over Taiwan - a self-ruled island China claims as part of its territory - and said Beijing has"cut off Taiwan's relations with countries around the world and blocking it from participating in international organisations".More On This Topic.Wang on Friday said China"firmly opposed" Blinken's speech, saying it showed Washington sought to"contain and suppress China's development and maintain US hegemony and power".But he said that defence of a global order, including international law and agreements, would"make it possible for all countries - including the United States and China - to coexist and cooperate".
Related:.Local officials throughout China were given a list of objectives to focus on this year, including better balancing the containment of Covid-19 with economic growth.
Go to war with the West if China has the balls. usa appears to be at full force trying to distract the world from a failed Biden leadership...
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Blinken seeks China in international order, no 'Cold War'WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Thursday (May 26) for vigorous competition with China to preserve the existing global order but said the United States did not seek a \u0022Cold War\u0022. In a long-awaited speech billed as the most comprehensive remarks to date on China by President Joe Bi
China plans fresh military exercises in South China Sea
China plots fresh military exercises in South China SeaBEIJING: China will hold naval exercises in the South China Sea on Saturday (May 28), its maritime authority said, after a week of recrimination from Western powers over its military ambitions across the Pacific region. The exercises, set to take place in the sea les So how come words like 'plot' don't get used when members of the Five Eyes conduct their military exercises there? Bias much? CNA will get an award for this report in USA!🤪🤪🤪
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