Truss urged to avoid “mistakes” made with Russia in relations with China
British Foreign Secretary Truss urged not to allow dependence on China Truss added that she intends to “crack down” on Chinese TikTok “Truss urged to avoid the “mistakes” made with Russia in relations with the PRC” />
Great Britain should not repeat in relations with China those mistakes that it made in relations with Russia. This was stated by British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss during an election debate with former Treasury Secretary Rishi Sunak.
“In my opinion, we should not repeat the mistakes that we made with Russia, becoming strategically dependent on it from Russia»,— she emphasized (the broadcast was hosted by the BBC).
Truss stressed that her department has taken a tough stance against “authoritarian regimes.” So, she said that she intends to “finish” with China's TikTok app.
Sunak and Truss accused each other during the debate of being too close to Beijing in the past.
Earlier, Truss drew attention to the fact that the British accuse Rishi Sunak of being soft on Russia and China, including being cautious about sanctions. Against this background, she promised that she would present herself as a “hawk”; in relation to Russia and China in the struggle for the post of prime minister.
The head of the British Foreign Office also noted that the country is now facing a global economic shock due to the pandemic and hostilities in Ukraine. The country is at a turning point, she said: either it will continue to exist as usual, or it will be brave and start to change. Truss has described herself as a “rebel” because she wants to “make a difference”.
Read on RBC Pro Pro Live to 120: Why does a PayPal co-founder take growth hormone? : why the collapse of Celsius threatens the entire crypto market p>From July 12, elections among parliamentarians are held in the UK— members of the Conservative Party. A total of 11 Conservatives nominated for the post of British Prime Minister. At the end of the fifth round, British Deputy Trade Secretary Penny Mordaunt dropped out of the race with 105 votes.
Sunak and Truss advanced to the final round. The name of the new prime minister will be announced on September 5.
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