Beijing says US officers have ‘misplaced their minds and gone mad’ in dealings with China

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BEIJING: China´s international ministry stated Friday, within the newest verbal salvo between the 2 superpowers that US officers have “lost their minds and gone mad” of their dealings with China.

Tensions between Washington and Beijing have run excessive this 12 months and a few of the most outspoken critics of China in American congress have been this week hit with sanctions, days after the US imposed visa bans and asset freezes on a number of Chinese officers.

US Attorney General Bill Barr added gasoline to the hearth on Thursday when he accused Beijing of mounting an “economic blitzkrieg” to switch Washington because the world´s pre-eminent energy and unfold its political ideology across the world.

But international ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying stated Barr and different American officers have been criticising China to distract from home political issues.

“These people, for self-interest and political gain, do not hesitate to hijack domestic public opinion… to the point where they have lost their minds and gone mad,” she stated.

Hua added that China had no intention of difficult or changing the US and stated she hoped that Washington might “return to rationality” in its China coverage.

“A sparrow cannot understand the ambition of a swan,” she stated.

“This is a serious misjudgement and misunderstanding of China´s strategic intent.”

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