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
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

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
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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