The Minister of foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi said that the U.S. should “abandon his desire to change China” and to avoid involving other countries in the “new cold war”.
“China is not going to change, and still replace the United States”, – said he. “The United States needs to abandon their coveted thoughts about changing China and stop of 1.4 billion people on the historical path to modernization.”
For some time relations between China and the United States were strained. President trump has criticized Beijing over trade imbalances. In addition, the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the fragile understanding between the two countries, causing their leaders began to accuse each other, in a belated and inadequate reaction at the beginning of the outbreak. Recently, trump has stated that it intends to stop funding the world health organization because of its warm relations with China.
Trump has previously said that Beijing had underestimated the threat of disease in December, and it provoked the spread of COVID-19 worldwide. In turn, the Chinese authorities denied his guilt and accused trump of the evasion of responsibility to who. According to reports, Wang hinted that the emergence of the coronavirus responsible of the American military based in Wuhan.
US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the United States is trying hard to emerge from the economic crisis, at that time, as relations with China deteriorated significantly.
“We try very hard to get out of the economic disaster. But we hit hard battle with China,” he said.