China says US bullying countries to pick sides, attempt will not succeed

Reuters | Published: 5:20 PM Oct 23 2020
Local China says US bullying countries to pick sides, attempt will not succeed

The United States is bullying countries to pick sides over their ties to China, but such efforts will not succeed, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian told a news briefing today (23).

The United States is urging Sri Lanka to make “difficult but necessary choices” to secure its economic independence instead of choosing opaque practices, a senior State Department official said on Thursday (22), in an apparent reference at China deepening its influence over the South Asian country.

Reuters | Published: 5:20 PM Oct 23 2020

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