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Chinese Foreign Ministry Slams U.S. ‘Groundless Accusations’ about Sino-Russian Trade

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin. Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs X page

April 24, 2024 (EIRNS)—During his daily press briefing April 23, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin responded sharply to a question about Washington’s “impatience” with Beijing’s “refusal to stop providing Moscow with everything from chips to cruise missile engines to help rebuild its industrial base.” The questioner from Beijing Youth Daily mentioned that the Biden administration might be considering sanctioning Chinese financial institutions (see separate slug).

Wang Weibin charged that Washington keeps making “groundless accusations” about China’s “normal trade and economic exchanges between China and Russia, while passing a bill providing a large amount of aid for Ukraine”—referring to the $95 billion foreign aid bill passed by the U.S. Senate yesterday. “Fueling the flames while shifting blame to others—this is just hypocritical and highly irresponsible. China firmly rejects this,” Wang firmly stated.

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