China Swipes at Biden During UN Speech
NEW YORK — China scolded President Joe Biden for pitching liberal democracies against other systems of government during its United Nations General Assembly address.
Without mentioning Biden by name, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi contended that different governing systems “should not be used as an excuse for division,” repeating the Chinese Communist Party’s “One China” policy, reiterating its position against protectionist economics, and appealing to developing countries. He added that democracy and human rights should not be deployed as “tools” to achieve “political ends.”
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