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China has no intention to fight 'a cold war or hot one: Xi Jinping at UN

Chinese leader in video speech calls resolve disputes with others through dialogue and negotiation

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during a meeting to commend role models in China's fight against the Covid-19 outbreak, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters
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Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during a meeting to commend role models in China's fight against the Covid-19 outbreak, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters

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Chinese President Xi Jinping told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that Beijing has "no intention to fight either a Cold War or a hot one with any country," as tensions grow between China and the United States.

"We will continue to narrow differences and resolve disputes with others through dialogue and negotiation. We will not seek to develop only ourselves or engage in zero sum game," Xi said in a pre-recorded video statement to the annual gathering of world leaders, conducted virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Long-simmering tensions between the United States and China hit

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First Published: Sep 22 2020 | 9:08 PM IST

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