Deng Xiaoping (right), US First Lady Rosalynn Carter, US President Jimmy Carter and Deng's wife Cho Lin at the White House in January 1979. Photo: AFP

Ex-US president Jimmy Carter warns of ‘modern cold war’ with China

  • Marking the 40th anniversary of his normalisation of relations with Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, 94-year-old suggests partnership in Africa to ease tensions
  • Also mentions Taiwan Strait and South China Sea as potential areas that ‘could escalate into military conflict, creating a worldwide catastrophe’
Topic |   China economy

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Deng Xiaoping (right), US First Lady Rosalynn Carter, US President Jimmy Carter and Deng's wife Cho Lin at the White House in January 1979. Photo: AFP
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