The US president gave a chilling speech on Friday about China’s threat to Western democracy during a visit to a military air base in South Virginia. Recalling past conversations the two world leaders shared, Biden spoke of his Chinese counterpart’s intentions.
“For 24 hours of private meetings, with just one interpreter, 17,000 miles traveled in China and here.
“He firmly believes that China before the year 2035 will own America, because autocracies can make quick decisions.
“But America is unique. And all the nations of the world, we’re the only nation organized on the basis of an idea.
Tensions between Washington and Beijing have increased in recent weeks after scientists around the world called for an investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, with some saying it may have leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology .
Mr. Biden ordered many laboratories to help the intelligence community compile a report within 90 days after it emerged that three researchers from the Wuhan Institute had been hospitalized in November 2019 just a few months before epidemic.
Taking the offensive against the US president, Chinese Foreign Minister Zhao Lijian blasted Joe Biden for continuing the investigation.
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“No one can defeat us except us. “