Cui Tiankai was summoned by Washington after other Chinese officials tweeted the conspiracy theory. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus barbs help nobody, China’s Washington ambassador says after ‘US army’ tweets

  • Cui Tiankai says in TV interview that spreading theories about the virus is harmful, in tone contrasting with that of several colleagues
  • Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian has continued to suggest the virus may have been brought to his country by the US military
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Cui Tiankai was summoned by Washington after other Chinese officials tweeted the conspiracy theory. Photo: AFP
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