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"what they are up to is to stitch up lies to blind the american people and fool international public opinion," he added.
china vowed to continue to provide support and assistance to the philippines in combating the disease.
"i don't know why people like the term 'cold war' so much. the correct lesson we should learn from past history is that such a cold war serves nobody's real interest," said cui in an online interview with nicholas burns, executive director of the aspen strategy group, and andrea mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent of nbc news, while attending the 2020 aspen security forum on aug. 4.
"i want to stress that many chinese companies subject to u.s. unilateral sanctions are innocent, who just provide safe technologies and products," wang said, adding that not a single cybersecurity incident like those revealed by edward snowden or wikileaks has ever occurred, and not a single tapping or surveillance operation like prism, equation group or echelon has taken place.
"today we are in the 21st century. why should we allow history to repeat? why should we repeat what happened in the last century when we are faced with so many new challenges, global challenges? i don't think a new cold war would serve anybody's interests or will give us any solution to the problem," cui said, responding to a question on the recent speech on china by u.s. secretary of state mike pompeo at the nixon library.
he said the chinese side is ready to enter into candid, effective consultation with the u.s. side and make cool-headed and sensible response to the impulsive moves and anxiety of the u.s. side.
however, in face of the u.s. abuse of power, the un has tried to communicate, but rarely succeeded in persuading uncle sam to change its problematic policies.
jenny clegg, senior lecturer in international studies at university of central lancashire, said that the china-u.s. relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships and its deterioration would pose significant threat to world peace. enditem
the spokesperson said that focusing on fighting the virus and saving lives should be the one true task at hand for the united states, not regurgitating excuses to shift the blame to china, as confirmed cases in the country surged over 5 million and deaths over 160,000. enditem
no new confirmed, asymptomatic or suspected cases of covid-19 were reported in the hubei province thursday.
concrete steps must be taken by the united states to bring its relations with china back on track.