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China will have to play by rules; US to rejoin WHO, says Joe Biden

Biden was responding to a question on about his remarks during the presidential debates that he wanted to punish China over the way Beijing has been behaving

Joe Biden, US President
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'It's not so much about punishing China, it's about making sure China understands they've got to play by the rules,' said Biden

Press Trust of India Washington
US President-elect Joe Biden has said that he wants to make sure that China plays by the rules and announced that his administration will rejoin the World Health Organization.

Biden was responding to a question on about his remarks during the presidential debates that he wanted to punish China over the way Beijing has been behaving. He was asked if that could include economic sanctions or tariffs on China, the world's second-largest economy.

In April, President Donald Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the WHO, accusing the UN organisation for failing to oversee the onset of the coronavirus as it

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First Published: Nov 21 2020 | 1:14 AM IST

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