China’s Xi attack demands technology blockade


Beijing (AP) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Tuesday, to limit the dependence on Chinese suppliers, in order to prevent the sharing of technology, attacked a phone call from some of the United States and its allies.

In a speech to representatives of more than 100 left-wing parties, Xi said China’s ruling Communist Party had succeeded in saving the country from poverty and created a new development model.

Such experiences should be shared, and no country should “interfere with the development of others and harm their people’s lives through political manipulation,” Xi said.

“We must jointly oppose those involved in technology blockades, technology splits, and development separations,” said Xi.

Decoupling has become synonymous with parts of the United States and elsewhere, especially to end the reliance on China’s supply lines for high-tech products such as smartphones and computers.

Xi’s speech, broadcast live online, took place a few days after giving a rebellious speech to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party, saying China would not be bullied and would punish those who tried it.

According to analysts, Xi tends to change tone depending on whether they are speaking to a domestic or international audience.

Steve Tsang, director of the Chinese Institute at SOAS University of London, said:

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