China on Friday accused the United States of causing humanitarian disasters by promoting military intervention abroad, in a report released at a time of heightened tensions between the two largest powers in the world.
The report, produced by the Chinese Society for the Study of Human Rights, an institution under the patronage of the Chinese government, states that the wars launched by the United States, “under the banner of humanitarian intervention, caused widespread damage,” Is “facilities, stagnation in production, refugee waves, social unrest, ecological crisis, psychological trauma and other complex social problems”.
“The selfishness and hypocrisy of the United States has also been fully exposed to these wars,” the report said, referring to the intervention of Greece in 1947 to protest against the Venezuelan government in the United States in 2019. What it called aggression.
The document cited conflicts in the Korean Peninsula, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria as the main US wars.
According to the news agency Xinhua, “The United States’ hegemonic mentality creates a humanitarian crisis due to military actions.”
“These disasters could have been prevented if the United States had abandoned hegemonic thinking, driven by its own interests”.
Despite the change of administration in the United States, relations between Washington and Beijing remain turbulent.
Tensions rose during the tenure of predecessor Donald Trump, which launched a commercial and technological war against the Asian country and strengthened ties with Taiwan, an island that Beijing claims as part of its territory, a sovereign Despite acting as a political unit.
Although Joe Biden did not take any significant action, he showed no signs of reversing the hard line taken by the former president.
The US Congress is also drafting new laws that emphasize competition with Beijing in diplomacy, commerce and other areas.
China reacted with heated rhetoric and a ban on the issuance of visas to US officials and others, and believed it had harmed its interests by criticizing its human rights record.