Vice foreign minister Le Yucheng says China is not pursuing US-style hegemony. Photo: AP
Vice foreign minister Le Yucheng says China is not pursuing US-style hegemony. Photo: AP
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China ‘not interested’ in becoming world’s No 1 economy or global hegemony, says vice foreign minister

  • Vice foreign minister Le Yucheng says Communist Party more interested in ‘people’s desire for a better life’ than status as the next superpower
  • Comments come a day after China published 2021 growth figure of 8.1 per cent, moving its economy closer to the size of that of the US

Vice foreign minister Le Yucheng says China is not pursuing US-style hegemony. Photo: AP
Vice foreign minister Le Yucheng says China is not pursuing US-style hegemony. Photo: AP
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