China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of ‘Cold War’


Beijing: China stated on Sunday that its relationship with the United States is “on the verge of a new cold war”, partly because the tension of the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated the pandemic, which killed nearly 350,000 people worldwide. And the global economy has fallen into a severe downturn.

As Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan, due to viral restrictions and more and more European countries preparing to further relax the blockade, new tensions have emerged between Beijing and Washington.

Worldwide, 5.3 million people have been infected with the virus, and most scientists believe that the virus has jumped from animals to humans-probably in a market in Wuhan, a city in central China, in December. Pandemic.

US President Donald Trump accused Beijing of lack of transparency and inferred the theory that the virus may have leaked from China’s highest security laboratory. The origin of the virus and China’s response have been highly politicized.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Washington has been infected with “political viruses” and has continuously attacked China, but he added that the country will accept international efforts to find the source of the coronavirus.

Wang Jianzhou said at a week-long press conference at the annual Chinese Congress: “We have noticed that certain US political forces are taking Sino-US relations as hostages and pushing our two countries to the new Cold War. edge.”

Wang condemned the so-called “fabricating rumors” of American politicians, alleging the origin of the virus and “slandering China”.

Although the European countries that were initially hit by the severe disaster have begun to relax the blockade measures to save the economy and lifestyle, other countries with a sharp increase in deaths (such as Brazil) are becoming new pandemic centers.

Thousands of Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr holidays, marking the end of Ramadan ’s Ramadan, and the two most important mosques in Islam are still closed to believers in Mecca and Medina.

At the same time, the church has reopened in certain countries, the Spanish Football League announced that it will start again on June 8, thousands of people flocked to the beaches of the United States, where the blockade and social isolation have become communities Split rights protection.

But in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson recovered from the virus after intensive care, and he faced increasing pressure on Sunday to dismiss senior assistant Dominic Cummings, who was charged Twice violated the government’s blockade rules.

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