Connect with us

Subscribe To Breaking News Alerts Mailing List. Enter Your Email Address to Receive a FREE GIFT!

Breaking News

US Claims China Acting ‘More Aggressively Abroad’



Antony Blinken american secretary of state during a press conference with Ursula von der Leyen at the european commission | US Claims China Acting 'More Aggressively Abroad' | Featured

Washington was not trying to “contain” China, US State Secretary Antony Blinken stated but warned that Beijing was acting in “increasingly adversarial” ways.

RELATED: Biden and China: What We Should Expect

US Claims China Acting ‘More Aggressively Abroad'

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the relationship between Washington and Beijing is complicated at all levels, which is a cause for unavoidable concern.

“Look, we don't have – the luxury of not dealing with China. There are real complexities to the relationship, whether it's the adversarial piece, whether it's the competitive piece, whether it's the cooperative piece,” Blinken said on Sunday during an interview on CBS' “60 Minutes”.

According to Blinken, the Chinese leadership is striving to make China the dominant country in the world.

Sign Up For The Gun Carrier Newsletter

Blinken told CBS that over the past several years, China has been acting “more repressively at home and more aggressively abroad”.

When asked about the possibility of a military confrontation with China, the US secretary of state emphasized that it is not in the interests of either Washington or Beijing.

“I think it's profoundly against the interests of both China and the United States – to – to get to that point [military confrontation], or even to head in that direction,” Blinken said.

He once again reiterated Washington's concerns over the situation in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, as well as Beijing's economic policy.

“[US] President [Joe] Biden made clear – that in a number of – areas we have – real concerns about the actions that – China has taken, and that includes in the economic area, and that includes – the theft of intellectual property,” Blinken said.

President Biden has had a rocky start in his relationship with China, with officials from the two countries openly bickering before the media at a meeting in Alaska hosted by Blinken earlier this year.

While Biden has undone most of Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration, climate, and other matters, he has left intact the tariffs on China, indicating that his administration will likely use them in the future to pressure Beijing into making concessions on trade and other issues.

Article Source: News Edge

You Might Also Like:

Keep up to date with the breaking news by following us on Facebook and Instagram.

Continue Reading
1 Comment

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Patriot Planet Tshirt Ad

Copyright © 2022 Breaking News Alerts. This copyrighted material may not be republished without express permission. The information presented here is for general educational purposes only. MATERIAL CONNECTION DISCLOSURE: You should assume that this website has an affiliate relationship and/or another material connection to the persons or businesses mentioned in or linked to from this page and may receive commissions from purchases you make on subsequent web sites. You should not rely solely on information contained in this email to evaluate the product or service being endorsed. Always exercise due diligence before purchasing any product or service. This website contains advertisements.

Is THE newsletter for…


Stay informed on the latest news developments, breaking stories, and expert analysis from the world of politics. Our kick-ass interviews, podcasts cover a wide range of topics, including discussions on policy, campaigns, and elections are delivered to your inbox 100% FREE!



Subscribe below and get exclusive content from our top sources. Also, you'll get a FREE gift as a new subscriber.