The United States calls on allies to form a united economic group to fight against China. A senior US government official stated that President Biden will present his plan today on the second day of the G7 summit in Cornwall, UK. They delivered speeches on the margins of the G7 summit, with the media present.
Since yesterday, the seven major industrialized countries (the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom) have gathered together for a three-day summit. The agenda includes fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The European Union will also participate in the summit, and the leaders of Australia, India, South Korea and South Africa will also be invited as guests.
But for Biden, the summit is also where he expresses his concerns about China. He hoped that all countries would use a voice to oppose the forced labor of Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in China.
Competing with the New Silk Road
In addition, he wants to raise hundreds of billions of dollars to provide alternatives New Silk Road from China. This is a large-scale infrastructure project launched by China in 2013 to connect China with other continents. In this way, the country hopes to stimulate trade with the rest of the world.
NOS op 3 explains the meaning of Silk Road 2.0:
Biden hopes that the participating countries will jointly issue a statement on China tomorrow. Whether all countries will truly support the United States remains to be seen.
The leaders of EU countries discussed their relations with China before the summit. French President Macron said in a statement: “Europe’s position is clear: China is a systemic competitor, a partner and competitor to global issues.”
Previous criticism of VS
The new president continued the harsh China policy of his predecessor Trump.In February Biden calls Chairman Xi On the eve of the Chinese New Year. Later, he talked about Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the oppression of Uyghurs. Biden said that if it is beneficial to the United States, he will cooperate with China.
And in March there is Diplomats of the two countries Blame each other. For example, the US Secretary of State has expressed “deep concern” about China’s role in cyber attacks against the United States and other events that he believes threaten “world stability.” A senior Chinese diplomat accused the United States of forcing “its own version of democracy.”