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Yun Sun Quoted In Straits Times On Xi Jinping’s Pledges

By Yun Sun
in Program

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged money and troops to the United Nations development and peacekeeping efforts as he used his maiden appearance at the UN General Assembly to present China as a benevolent global force.

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Senior associate with the East Asia Programme at the Stimson Centre Yun Sun said that the speech showed goodwill but also raised some contradictions.

“The commitment of contributions does not square the circle on China’s many assertive and unilateral moves coming to its own narrow national interests, such as the maritime disputes or the cyber issues,” she said.

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