Joe Biden says China is playing by the rules

Joe Biden has said he wants to make sure China plays by the rules.


US President-elect Joe Biden has said he wants to make sure China plays by the rules and announces his administration will join the World Health Organization.

Joe Biden answered a question during his presidential debate Thursday about his comments that he wanted to punish China for the way Beijing behaves. He was asked if economic sanctions or tariffs on China, the world’s second-largest economy, could be included.

In April, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the WHO, accusing the United Nations of failing to initiate the coronovirus as it began to spread in China.

“It’s not so much about punishing China, but making sure China understands that it has to play by the rules. It’s a simple proposition, ”said Joe Biden, in his hometown of Wilmington. Said in a meeting with a bipartisan group of Delaware governors. .

He said there was a reason his administration was going to join the World Health Organization.

“We’re going to join the very first day and it needs to be reformed, accepted and redacted from the Paris Climate Agreement. And we have to make sure the rest of the world and we come together and make sure that there are certain rights. . “The Chinese understand,” said Joe Biden, a Democrat.

President Trump’s four years in office have been the worst period in China-U.S. Relations as ruling Communist Party of China Chairman Xi Jinping has struggled to cope with what Chinese officials say he has been since former US President Richard Nixon America’s most elusive and unpredictable leader. Established relations with the Communist nation in 1972.

During his tenure, Trump, a Republican, aggressively lobbied all aspects of US-China relations, including his relentless trade war, challenging China’s military hold on the contested South China Sea, a constant threat to Taiwan. And by calling the coronavirus a “Chinese virus”. “After leaving Wuhan in December of last year.

Chinese strategic experts have said Joe Biden, who entered the White House, should resume high-level communications between the two major countries and provide an opportunity for breakthroughs to rebuild mutual strategic trust.

The day before, Senator Jim Risk, chairman of the Senate Committee on External Relations, released a majority report titled “America and Europe: A Strong Agenda for Transatlantic Cooperation on China,” advancing cooperation between the United States and Europe on the challenges. Made in China.

“We must be prepared to work with our allies and trusted partners to counter China as it attempts to reduce prosperity, security and good governance in all regions of the world.”

According to the report, the United States and Europe agree that China presents significant political, economic and even security challenges. Lawmakers and lawmakers on both sides of the Atlantic have played an active and leading role in changing attitudes to meet these challenges.

The next step is to transform this growing agreement into a constructive and concrete transit program to protect shared interests and values.

The report presents concrete ideas for cooperation in six key ideas to combat major political impact, protect the integrity of international organizations, combat anti-trade and economic practices, invest in future technologies and how to use them. It is done, to counter the security implications of China. “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) and strategic investments in energy, transport and digital infrastructure through partnership partnerships in Africa and the Indo-Pacific.

The Chinese military is demonstrating strength in the strategically important Indo-Pacific region, and is also engaged in highly controversial regional disputes in the South China Sea and East China Sea.

Beijing claims an area of ​​approximately 1.3 million square miles of the South China Sea as sovereign territory. China is building military bases on man-made islands in the region claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

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