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China Rebuffs Biden, Suga Following Sharp U.S.-Japanese Comments

  • Leaders agree to work on virus, semiconductors, climate
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China rejected criticism of its policies by U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, saying their expressions of concern meddled in China’s affairs.

The Foreign Ministry in Beijing was replying to a joint statement issued by the White House after the two leaders met, which said they “shared their concerns over Chinese activities that are inconsistent with the international rules-based order.”