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China Warns U.S. Politicians Pushing Nations Into ‘New Cold War’

  • Foreign Minister Wang Yi holds news briefing on NPC sidelines
  • Wang calls U.S. hopes of changing China ‘wishful thinking’
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China Says U.S. Politicians Pushing Nations Into 'New Cold War'
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The U.S. should give up its “wishful thinking” of changing China, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said, warning that some in America were pushing relations to a “new Cold War.”

“China has no intention to change the U.S., nor to replace the U.S. It is also wishful thinking for the U.S. to change China,” Wang said Sunday during his annual news briefing on the sidelines of National People’s Congress meetings in Beijing. He also criticized the U.S. for slowing its nuclear negotiations with North Korea and warned it not to cross Beijing’s “red line” on Taiwan.