China meets US Secretary of State – RT World News

According to Chinese officials, Anthony Blinken’s speech against Beijing’s influence “smears” the country.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday lashed out at US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken over the issue “Stigmatize the country” After urging Beijing to take steps to counteract its growing global influence.

Earlier in the day, Blinken issued a 45-minute address expressing concern about China. “Intended to rebuild international order” Some have called the administration of US President Joe Biden the most comprehensive statement ever made about China.

“China is the only country whose intention is to rebuild both international order – and increasingly, the economic, diplomatic, military and technological power to do so.” Blinken says.

“Beijing’s outlook will take us away from the universal values ‚Äč‚Äčthat have held the world accountable for the past 75 years.” He called on the international community to maintain stability and establish relations with Beijing “With more realism.”

He blamed Beijing for escalating tensions over Taiwan “Breaking Taiwan’s ties with countries around the world and barring it from participating in international organizations.”

Blinken’s speech “Spreads false information, exaggerates the Chinese threat, interferes in China’s internal affairs and tarnishes China’s domestic and foreign policy.” Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Wang Wenbin made the remarks at a regular news conference.

Wang added that China “Strongly opposed” Blinken’s address and it expresses Washington’s wishes “Containing and suppressing China’s development and maintaining US dominance and power.”

The United States has made clear its policy on Taiwan

Earlier this week, Joe Biden made an unexpected announcement that the United States would intervene militarily in the event of a Chinese aggression in Taiwan, which caused frustration and anger among Chinese officials. However, the statement was quickly amended by a number of U.S. officials, who insisted that the president’s remarks did not represent a change in the U.S. long-term recognition of the “one China” policy, which reinforces China’s sovereignty over Taiwan.

In his speech Thursday, Blinken again sought to clarify Biden’s statement, reiterating that the United States had not recognized the island state as independent and expressed hope that there were cross-strait differences between Taiwan and China. “Resolved peacefully.”

However, Blinken insisted that “Although our policy has not changed, what has changed is Beijing’s increasing coercion.” He blamed China “Provocative speech and activity” Towards Taiwan, Excerpts of alleged flights over Taiwanese airspace by Chinese aircraft.

Earlier this month, Taipei accused Beijing of flying 18 military aircraft, including two nuclear-capable bombers, into its air defense zone. Blinken stated that this was the action “Deeply unstable” And a threat to the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait.

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