History shows US not trying to keep China down: US diplomat

December 14, 2019 | The Straits Times

The United States' top diplomat for East Asia on Thursday catalogued decades of US assistance to China, saying the record showed America was not trying to keep China down.

Beijing's claims that Washington's new competitive posture towards the People's Republic of China (PRC) was for this purpose were bogus, Mr David Stilwell, Assistant Secretary of State at the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, told an audience at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies.

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