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Singapore’s Next Premier Wong Warns US, China May ‘Sleepwalk Into Conflict’

  • Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong speaks in interview
  • US, China leading world into ‘more dangerous territory’: Wong
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Singapore's Wong: US-China May 'Sleepwalk Into Conflict'
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Singapore’s prime minister-in-waiting Lawrence Wong warned that the US and China may “sleepwalk into conflict” if they don’t engage with each other and deescalate rising tensions over Taiwan. 

In an interview on Monday with Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait, Wong said the relationship between the world’s biggest economies was on a “very worrying” trajectory in the wake of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan and China’s subsequent military drills around the island.