Ma Zhaoxu, centre, the Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations, addressing a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria at the UN headquarters in New York in January. Photo: Xinhua

As Donald Trump focuses on ‘America First’, China flexes its growing muscle at UN

  • China seen as using its clout to undermine human rights positions and back resolutions that reflect its world view
  • Beijing has surpassed Japan as the body’s second biggest contributor
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Ma Zhaoxu, centre, the Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations, addressing a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria at the UN headquarters in New York in January. Photo: Xinhua
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