Secretary of State Antony Blinken pointed out that the possibility of a military confrontation "goes profoundly against" the interests of both countries, and assured that Washington's purpose is to maintain a world order "based on rules.
An increasingly powerful China is defying world order, acting "more repressive" and "more aggressive" as it exerts its influence, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in an interview on Sunday.
What we have seen in recent years is that China is acting more aggressively at home and more aggressively abroad. In a 60-minute program on CBS, the top US diplomat said it was a fact.
Blinken pointed out that the possibility of a military confrontation "went profoundly against" the interests of both countries and assured that Washington's purpose is to maintain a world order "based on rules."
I think getting to this point, or going in that direction, is against the interests of both China and the United States," Blinken said.
This is the only country in the world that has the military, economic and diplomatic capability to undermine the rule of law, which worries us a lot, and we are committed to our defense," he said. Who will meet with the Foreign Minister this Monday. from the United Kingdom, Dominic Raab, ahead of the G7 foreign ministers' summit that will begin on Tuesday.
Our goal is not to control China, to suppress it, to limit it. Maintaining the rule based on the rule that China is challenging. He added that he insisted on condemning the genocide, which he believed was taking place against the Uighur minority in the northwestern province of Xinjiang.
More than one million people have been admitted; choose your term, concentration camp, nine edition camp, intern camp. When Beijing says, Oh, there is the threat of terrorism, 'we don't see it. "It's not from one million people," he said.
In his first speech to Congress on Wednesday, his comments came after President Joe Biden stressed that he was not seeking a conflict with Beijing.
Biden claimed to have told Chinese President Xi Jinping that in the race to be the dominant power of the 21st century, "we welcome competition," and that he was not looking for conflict.
The Democratic president added that the US would not tolerate China's "unfair" trade practices that harm American workers. His country will remain firm in its commitment to defend human rights throughout the world, including in China, which considers such attempts. As interference from Washington.
Relations between China and the United States deteriorated dramatically during former President Donald Trump's (2017-2021) era with friction in areas such as commercial, diplomatic or technological. Although Biden has promised another approach, his government does not seem to be in a hurry to put an end to its conflicts with Beijing altogether.