onsdag 14. april 2021

The Xi Administration Openly Challenges American Global Leadership And Takes Multiple Measures to Counter Washington’s Containment

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership has openly challenged Washington’s role as global rule-setter. The administration of CCP General Secretary and state president Xi Jinping has also taken multi-pronged measures to counter perceived efforts by a U.S.-led “coalition of democracies” to contain China.

At the first high-level diplomatic meeting between the U.S. and China in Alaska on March 18, Politburo member and director of the General Office of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission Yang Jiechi told Secretary of State Antony Blinken that “most countries in the world do not recognize that the U.S. values represent the international values…” Yang, a former ambassador to the U.S., added that “the U.S. is not qualified to talk to China in a condescending manner”.