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Japan worries about China ties at peace anniversary

Japanese residents and media outlets paid close attention to China's commemoration on Thursday of the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, with Chinese analysts saying Japanese society has shown greater interest in China and where China-Japan relations are headed before Japan elects a new prime minister.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 21:28:40

Suppression on Chinese journalists reflects US' Cold War mentality and ideological bias: Chinese FM

The political persecution and suppression on Chinese journalists in the US reflects the Cold War mentality and ideological bias of the US, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday in response to the discriminatory treatment to Chinese journalists by the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/4 0:40:24

Chinese president makes indirect response to US-led attacks on CPC at 75th anniversary of WWII victory

The Chinese people will never agree on any attempt by any person or force to distort the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and smear the nature and the purpose of the CPC, Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is also the general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, said at a symposium commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. This was the first time China's top leader made an indirect response to US-led attacks on China's ruling Party.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/4 0:02:02

India underrates China's will to defend every inch of territory

India's latest military provocations on the China-India border are very different to that of the Doklam stand-off in 2017, as it dispatched more troops and displayed an extremely aggressive posture with Chinese experts saying on Thursday that Indian decision-makers have seemingly underestimated China's determination to protect its sovereignty.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 23:53:40

FM dismisses Pompeo's accusations on China's COVID-19 cover-up

Actions speak louder than words and the truth will always turn out to be true, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Thursday in response to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent statements accusing China of covering up the death toll from its COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 19:53:41

China, Russia shoulder responsibility to safeguard world peace: Chinese FM on WWII anniversary

China and Russia shoulder the responsibility of safeguarding world peace and security, and carrying on the mission to help push forward the development of humankind, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, commenting on China and Russia's commemoration on Thursday of the 75 years of the end of the World War II.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 19:22:55

Chinese embassy in US slams latest restrictions on Chinese diplomats

The embassy of China in the US said it firmly opposes the US decision to impose more restrictions and obstacles on Chinese diplomatic and consular personnel in the country on the grounds of so-called reciprocity in US-China diplomatic ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 10:56:47

Xi says China ready to work with Russia to safeguard WWII results

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that he is ready to work with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to join efforts with the international community to resolutely safeguard the victory of the Second World War as well as international fairness and justice.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/3 7:25:52

Indian troops first to cross LAC; blame for border issues lies with New Delhi

India's habitual boasts about its military strength, fabrication of victories and cover-ups of its provocations in recent border clashes with Chinese troops, which arise from its domestic need to divert public attention from its government's failure to improve the economy and contain COVID-19, make the whole world question its sincerity in maintaining the stability of the border area, Chinese analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 21:28:01

US shunning WHO-led global vaccine program is a dangerous gamble: experts

Instead of participating in a global vaccine program led by the World Health Organization (WHO) like the other 172 member states, the US chose a go-it-alone strategy to develop a vaccine despite the obvious benefits that it would bring to public health in the country; Chinese analysts said the strategy is a dangerous gamble if the country loses in the vaccine-development race, criticizing the Trump administration's selfishness out of political considerations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 20:28:40

Chinese FM calls for reflection why COVID-19 has spread wildly in US after suspending travel with China

Why has the COVID-19 spread rampantly in some countries even after China cut off viral transmission routes to the rest of the world, the question deserves deep reflection and investigation, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Wednesday at a press conference, when asked for comments about the US government's response to the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 20:23:29

Slovak politician blames wrong side in tweet criticizing China

China's determination to safeguard national sovereignty is unwavering, and China-EU relations will not be swayed by some European politicians who voiced support for Taiwan island visit, something strongly opposed by China and widely seen as breaching the one-China principle, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 19:53:17

India first to provoke, responsibility rests with India: Chinese FM

The Indian army's statement admitting that its troops pre-empted the Chinese military activity fully proves that it was the first to illegally cross the border in an act of provocation, the first to unilaterally change the status quo in the border area and the first to violate the important consensus reached by the two sides, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 17:04:36

China FM rejects claims that an Indian soldier was killed in latest border clash

As far as I know, no Indian soldiers were killed in the recent border clash, Chinese FM spokesperson said, denying reports claiming an Indian soldier was killed in a border clash with Chinese troops on Saturday: Chinese FM
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 15:43:12

Serbia FM pledges to abide by one-China principle, condemns Taiwan separatist's article

After the Czech senate speaker's controversial visit to Taiwan, the diplomatic principal officer of the separatist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities on the island of Taiwan, who published an article in Serbia hyping up secessionism, was met with a backlash, as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia said that the country has always supported the one-China principle, and denounced the article as running totally counter to Serbia's national policy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 13:54:30

Germany, China vow to uphold multilateralism

Germany and China vowed here on Tuesday to uphold multilateralism on international affairs and to promote bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/2 10:31:31

FM fosters German consensus

The last stop and tone-setting visit of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi's five-nation Europe tour brought him to Germany on Tuesday, the biggest economy in the European Union (EU) that holds the presidency of the Council of the EU. Chinese analysts believe that deeper China-Germany relations will not only better guide China-Europe relations affected by the US' mounting pressure, but also enhance global governance and multilateralism amid international challenges, as China-Germany ties have gone beyond the bilateral level.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 23:18:40

US 'herd immunity' an appeasement strategy for nation's helplessness: Chinese experts

Rather than large-scale testing, quarantining infected individuals and their close contacts, and promoting vaccine development - measures taken by China against the COVID-19 - the US is adopting "herd immunity," a strategy that has already been proven "a disaster" in some European countries, which Chinese experts believe is "a huge gamble" to people's health or even lives in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 21:53:40