WSJ: China’s Top Diplomat Warns Biden Against Meddling in Hong Kong, Xinjiang
Tue February, 2021, Age: 3 years
Top Chinese diplomat, Yang Jiechi, delivered a video address to the National Committee on United States-China Relations in New York on Tuesday in which he warned categorically against U.S. meddling in Chinese internal affairs (specifically regarding Hong Kong, Xinjiang, and Tibet). “These issues concern China’s core interests, national dignity, as well as the sensitivities of its 1.4 billion people. They constitute a red line which must not be crossed.” The stark warning comes as the Biden administration, especially newly minted Secretary of State Antony Blinken, has struck a rather strident tone on Chinese abuses.