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 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

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 said Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian was “shockingly ignorant” after his comments on Twitter. Photo: AFP
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