China slams U.S. national security allegations as 'hodgepodge of lies'
04 Décembre, 2020, 15:51 | Auteur: Therese Cote
Under the new rules, effective immediately, visas issued to Communist Party members and their immediate families will remain valid for just one month after issuance, and for single entry.
Also on Wednesday, top USA security officials said more than 1,000 Chinese researchers had left the United States amid a US crackdown on alleged technology theft and that Chinese agents had already been targeting the incoming Biden administration, charges China called "ludicrous".
Applicants had previously been able to obtain 10-year visitor visas.
He said the strategy was for Chinese entities to steal American companies' intellectual property, copy it and then supplant United States companies in the global marketplace.
He also said China was bent on global domination. They made the conscious decision to shut down their economy, to shut down their country, travel in and out of Wuhan, where this originated.
He cited several examples of Chinese aggression against the United States: The Justice Department has charged a rising number of U.S. academics for transferring USA taxpayer-funded intellectual property to China.
In retaliation Beijing ordered the U.S. to vacate its consulate in Chengdu.
Between those arrests, the consulate's closure, and other investigations, "more than 1,000 PLA-affiliated Chinese researchers left the country", he said. Only 61 B-1/B-2 visas were issued to mainland Chinese nationals in October, compared with more than 60,000 in the same month a year ago, according to State Department figures.
During a portion of an interview with CBS on Thursday, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe stated that "senior leaders" within the Chinese Communist Party, including President Xi Jinping, "were aware and lied to the rest of the world about what they knew and when they knew it about COVID-19".
China responded in March by expelling more than a dozen American journalists from The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.
China urges the US government to view China and China's development in a more rational, calm, and impartial manner, and reject their hatred and distorted sentiments towards the CPC, said the Chinese spokesperson.
Hua also expressed pity for the current "white terror" against the CPC in the U.S.by some extremist anti-China forces in the United States out of strong ideological bias and deep-seated Cold-War mentality, reiterating their attack targeted on the CPC is pushing themselves away from the Chinese people and is decoupling the USA from the world and the future.
However, Beijing has denied similar accusations by the United States over a period of time and slammed Washington on Thursday over the new restrictions on visas, asking the country to "abandon their hatred toward the CPC".
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She started as press secretary for Vice President Mike Pence before rejoining Pentagon in September 2019 as the top spokesperson. Farah has mostly laid low since the November 3 election, in which President-elect Joe Biden defeated Trump.
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