China stated on Wednesday that the US ought to cease its unprovoked assaults and accusations in opposition to China, accusing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of maliciously creating political confrontation and smearing Beijing.
Pompeo on Tuesday visited Japan and known as for deeper cooperation with Australia, India and Japan to counter China’s rising regional affect.
“Pompeo has repeatedly fabricated lies about China and maliciously created political confrontation,” the Chinese language embassy in Japan stated in a press release.
“We as soon as once more urge the US to desert its Chilly Warfare mentality and ideological prejudice, cease unprovoked accusations and assaults in opposition to China and deal with relations with China in a constructive method,” the embassy stated.
Pompeo’s East Asia go to, his first in additional than a 12 months, coincides with worsening tensions with China.
The USA and China, the world’s high two economies, are at loggerheads over a variety of points from Beijing’s dealing with of the coronavirus to its imposition of a brand new safety legislation in Hong Kong and ambitions within the South China Sea.
Pompeo’s name for the Quad nations of the US, Japan, India and Australia to kind a united entrance in opposition to China’s rising affect is a delicate topic for its regional allies, that are reliant on China for commerce.
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