Former US national security adviser Susan Rice said Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian was “shockingly ignorant” after his comments on Twitter. Photo: AFP

Former US national security adviser Susan Rice calls Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian ‘a racist disgrace’ after Twitter tirade

  • China’s deputy chief of mission in Pakistan lashed out over a letter from UN ambassadors of 22 countries calling on Beijing to end detentions of Uygurs
  • He then took aim at the United States, prompting the former national security adviser to call for him to be sent home
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Former US national security adviser Susan Rice said Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian was “shockingly ignorant” after his comments on Twitter. Photo: AFP
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.