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China Says It Doesn’t Want to Replace U.S. as ‘Boss of World’

Wei Fenghe on June 2.
Wei Fenghe on June 2.Photographer: Roslan Rahman/AFP via Getty Images
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China doesn’t seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe’s dominant power but is prepared to “fight to the end” if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said, as trade friction grows between the world’s biggest economies.