Claims about China influencing US presidential elections 'completely fabricated': FM spokesperson
Pub Date:2020-12-18 08:52 Source:Xinhua
spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday reiterated that
China is committed to the principle of non-interference, noting that
claims about China influencing U.S. presidential elections are
Wang Wenbin made the remarks at a daily news briefing when asked to
comment on a statement from the Office of the U.S. Director of National
Intelligence John Radcliffe, saying a deadline to submit a classified
report to Congress on foreign efforts to sway the Nov. 3 election will
not be met.
According to reports, it
is because Radcliffe is said to be refusing to sign off on the report,
unless it more fully reflects the national security threat posed by
Wang told the press that
Ratcliffe had not long ago called China "national security threat no.1,"
yet some U.S. media pointed out that there is some data missing in his
analysis -- data that reveals that partnership with China, not
antagonism, should be pursued.
reiterate that China is committed to the principle of non-interference.
Claims about China influencing U.S. presidential elections are
completely fabricated," Wang said.