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China questions Biden’s ‘sincerity’ in calls for talks — RT World News

Amid Washington’s containment campaign, Beijing casts doubt on U.S. rapprochement

Chinese officials have largely dismissed U.S. President Joe Biden’s claim that relations between Washington and Beijing are about to thaw “soon,” It shows the White House lacks credibility in calling for new talks while imposing sanctions aimed at hindering the economic development of its rivals.

“The United States stated that it would have a dialogue with China, and at the same time seek to suppress China in all possible ways, and impose sanctions on Chinese officials, institutions and enterprises,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning said at a news conference in Beijing on Monday. “Is there any sincerity and meaning in such exchanges?”

Mao’s comments came a day after Biden told reporters at the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima, Japan, that his administration’s ties to China were critical in his decision to shoot down “stupid” A Chinese balloon in the United States was allegedly spied on in February. “In terms of talking to each other, everything has changed,” He said. “I think you’ll see it start to thaw pretty soon.”

Biden suggested his administration could lift sanctions on Chinese Defense Minister Li Shangfu to help facilitate talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.However, he added that because China “Building an Army” He has made it clear that Washington will not trade “certain items” with Beijing. “We’ve now got commitments from all of our allies that they’re not going to do that, not provide that material.”

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Mao said that Chinese officials have clearly expressed their firm opposition “Unlawful unilateral sanctions.” She added, “The United States should immediately lift the sanctions, remove obstacles with practical actions, and create a good atmosphere and conditions for dialogue and communication.”

Chinese President Xi Jinping seeks to build a relationship with the United States based on the following principles “Mutual respect, peaceful coexistence, win-win cooperation” Mao said. “We urge the U.S. to establish a correct understanding of China, stop interfering in China’s internal affairs, harming China’s sovereignty, security and development interests, and work with China to take concrete actions to bring Sino-U.S. relations back on track.”

The G7 issued a joint communique on Saturday accusing China of economic coercion, human rights abuses and fomenting tensions across the Taiwan Strait.The group also cited concerns over Beijing’s expanding nuclear weapons program and its “militarization” in the South China Sea.

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“China rejects G7 accusations,” Mao said. She added that the G7 undermined global stability while discrediting the security policies of other countries. “This will only intensify confrontation and confrontation, and create obstacles to the international nuclear disarmament process.”

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