EU urged to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs, applying double standards
As of the end of June, the zone has attracted a total of 85 companies, with a cumulative sales volume reaching 1.7 billion U.S. dollars, creating over 4,000 jobs.
The wrongdoing of the two countries has damaged the foundation of Hong Kongs judicial cooperation with Germany and France and deviated from the purpose of safeguarding the justice and the rule of law in judicial cooperation.
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Stating that China firmly rejects and condemns the U.S. governments so-called sanctions against Chinese officials, Zhao stressed that the U.S. behavior openly meddles with Hong Kong affairs, blatantly interferes in Chinas internal affairs, and gravely violates international law and basic norms governing international relations.
BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- With its headway in both epidemic prevention and control and economic recovery, China is working on formulating a new plan for economic and social development, which is set to bring certainty and confidence to the world amid uncertainties.
"It is the epitome of double standards that the Five Eyes chose to interpret the HKSAR governments decision in a twisted political way," Zhao said.
"China will not allow these people to get their way," said Wang.
"What they are up to is to stitch up lies to blind the American people and fool international public opinion," he added.
The future of what many consider the worlds most important bilateral relationship now hinges upon whether Washington has the much needed rationality and vision to make the right choice.
Wang made the remarks in an exclusive interview with Xinhua on China-U.S. ties.
Given profound changes in the world, it is a shared responsibility for all countries to maintain peace and promote development. Developing China-U.S. relations based on coordination, cooperation and stability is vital to the world.
He said he has witnessed the development of U.S.-China relations over the past decades, which has brought tangible benefits to the two countries and their people.
In drilling the Duoji Tunnel, located in Mojiang County in Puer City, southwest Chinas Yunnan Province, construction workers tackled complicated geological conditions, such as the deformation of soft rocks and noxious gas, according to a project manager.
Practice is the sole criterion of truth, Wang said. "Does Chinas system work for the country? The Chinese people know better than anyone else."
Wang also noted that many international polls in recent years show that at least 90 percent of the Chinese people trust their government.
BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A spokesperson for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of Chinas State Council said some U.S. politicians have fully exposed their hegemonic traits over the so-called sanctions against heads of Chinese central government agencies responsible for Hong Kong affairs and officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government.
It is regrettable that the disgraceful behaviors have been viewed as a motto by a handful of hardliners in Washington, including Pompeo himself, the incumbent U.S. secretary of state, and White House trade advisor Peter Navarro.
He urged the United States to rectify its wrongdoing, create conditions for the normal trade and economic cooperation between companies from different countries and restore a free, open and safe cyberspace to the world.
Noting COVID-19 is raging around the world, Regalado said China has spared no effort to help other countries fight the pandemic and that working with China to tackle the epidemic and other challenges should be the right choice for the U.S. government.
"It is another evidence of their interference in Chinas internal affairs and Hong Kong Legislative Council election. China has made stern representations with the relevant countries," Zhao said.
Secondly, China will firmly follow its own path of development and pursue its rightful goal of great national rejuvenation for the Chinese people. Washington should rid itself of the delusion that Beijing will somehow change course and adopt U.S.-style political and social systems.
"This move can be considered as the latest card used by the United States in its fight against China and its technological rise. This is a battle for technological dominance," Altay Atli, a scholar at Istanbuls Bogazici University, told Xinhua.
"Chinas door to dialogue remains open. We are willing, in the spirit of equality and open-mindedness, to talk and interact with the United States, and resume dialogue mechanisms at all levels and in all fields," said Wang. ■
The expert said Trump is trying to use the strategic battle with China as an electoral card to seek reelection in Novembers presidential elections.
When responding to a query about whether the moves are countermeasures against earlier announcements by the two countries to suspend relevant extradition agreements with Hong Kong, Zhao said Germanys unilateral announcement of suspending the agreement and Frances halt of the ratification of the agreement have politicized judicial cooperation with Hong Kong, interfered in Chinas internal affairs and violated international laws and basic norms governing international relations. "China is firmly opposed to such practices," said Zhao.
However, after the law on safeguarding national security in Hong Kong was enacted by the National Peoples Congress Standing Committee this June, some U.S. politicians began blowing their top, the spokesperson added.
Now, the ball is in the U.S. court. For the interests of both China and the United States, as well as those of the wider world, China is always ready to work with the U.S. side to boost bilateral ties on the basis of coordination, cooperation and stability, and to maintain global peace and prosperity.
The port dealt with 495 China-Europe freight trains with 45,600 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) of cargos in July, up 55.17 percent and 55.1 percent year on year respectively, said Long Teng, a staff member with the customs.
Wang said that China firmly supports Malaysia in hosting this years APEC meeting, and in striving to adhere to the purposes and principles of the APEC, build an open Asia-Pacific economy, uphold the spirit of an Asia-Pacific community with a shared future and partnership, and formulate the Post-2020 Vision.