The Biden administration of the United States announced its strategy for China one year and four months after its inauguration.
At the same time, he identified China as the most serious challenge to the international order, and China responded harshly.
This is Beijing Correspondent Kim Ji-sung.
U.S. Secretary of State Blincoln revealed the Biden administration's strategy for China in a speech at George Washington University.
Blincoln stressed that even if the Russian-initiated war in Ukraine continues, the focus will be on China, the most serious challenge to the international order.
[Blincoln/Secretary of State: Under President Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party has become more repressive at home and more aggressive abroad.]
Distorting China's market, saying that China is undermining the benefits of international principles the most. He pointed out issues such as technology theft and human rights issues one by one.
Secretary Blincoln said that China would create a strategic environment inevitably to change, and presented three principles as strengthening the US's own competitiveness, coercion through alliances, and competition with China.
He said he would support Taiwan to build self-defense and continue sailing in the South and East China Seas.
China strongly objected, saying it exaggerates the Chinese threat and undermines its internal and external policies.
It was countered that the United States was using intimidating diplomacy to protect its hegemony.
[Wang Won-bin / Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson: (The United States) is stained with evil deeds and has no right to be a defender of justice, nor has the right to argue with other countries.]
The Chinese state media also said, "The United States lays the foundation for the Indo-Pacific strategy. We are portraying China as a demon to do that.”
Both the US and China have said they do not want a new Cold War, but tensions between the two hegemons are likely to continue as they clash in all directions, including security and economics.
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