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The G7 has closed its doors, but the controversies are not extinguished: China has accused the club of the world’s greats of supporting “lies, rumors and unfounded accusations”. Yesterday, China had replied to the criticism that came from the Cornish summit, claiming that “the days in which global decisions are” dictated by a small group of countries are over “.
Today, after the final communiqué at the summit criticized Beijing for human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, the embassy in London vehemently responded: “The G7 uses Xinjiang issues to conduct political manipulation and interfere in China’s internal affairs, which we strongly oppose ”. The spokesman for the legation, in the note, accused the G7 of “lies, rumors and unfounded accusations”.
The origin of the Covid-19 epidemic “is a scientific question”. China “has always maintained an open and transparent attitude and has taken a leading role in cooperation on its traceability with the WHO”. This was reiterated by a spokeswoman for the Chinese embassy in London. The spokesperson objected that it is not necessary to “politicize”, but to follow a work carried out in a “scientific, objective and fair way”, glossing over the request for a new investigation.
“The China-WHO expert group has conducted research independently, writing independent reports, following WHO procedures and adopting scientific methods.”