Chen Xu, China’s ambassador to the UN, says the US has turned the election of the Wipo director general into a political game. Photo: AFP

China says US is trying to block its candidate in race for UN’s intellectual property agency

  • China’s envoy to the United Nations says it is ‘sad that the US [has warned] some medium and small countries not to vote’ for Chinese candidate Wang Binyang
  • US officials have publicly opposed Wang’s candidacy, citing concerns about Beijing’s record on intellectual property protection
Topic |   US-China relations

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Chen Xu, China’s ambassador to the UN, says the US has turned the election of the Wipo director general into a political game. Photo: AFP
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