October 24, 2021

Antony Blinken blasts China in first phone call

Antony Blinken blasts China in first phone call

Antony Blinken blasts China in first phone call

Demetri Sevastopulo
06 February 2021

Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, warned China that Washington would hold Beijing “accountable for its abuses”, in the first high-level interaction between the countries since Joe Biden became president.

Following a call with Yang Jiechi, China’s top foreign policy official, Blinken said he had told his counterpart that the Biden administration would stand up for democratic values while holding Beijing to account.

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