Foreign Vice-Minister Le Yucheng said Chinese people were finding it more difficult to engage in exchanges with their US counterparts. Photo: Xinhua

Senior Chinese diplomat warns of ‘disastrous consequences’ if US treats China as ‘enemy’

  • Foreign Vice-Minister Le Yucheng also hits out at Washington over reports some Chinese-American scientists ‘have been treated unfairly’ in the US
  • He tells World Peace Forum problems faced by America are not ‘China’s fault’
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Foreign Vice-Minister Le Yucheng said Chinese people were finding it more difficult to engage in exchanges with their US counterparts. Photo: Xinhua
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Zhenhua Lu

Zhenhua Lu

Zhenhua Lu joined the Post in 2017 as US correspondent covering US-China relations on diplomacy, security and trade. After six years' working overseas in Brussels and Washington DC, he is now based in Hong Kong and writes about China foreign policy. He has master's in international journalism.

Catherine Wong

Catherine Wong

Catherine Wong is a reporter with the South China Morning Post in Beijing, where she focuses on China’s diplomacy and defence policy.