Foreign vice-minister Ma Zhaoxu said it was “not true” that relations with other countries had suffered. Photo: ReutersForeign vice-minister Ma Zhaoxu said it was “not true” that relations with other countries had suffered. Photo: Reuters
Foreign vice-minister Ma Zhaoxu said it was “not true” that relations with other countries had suffered. Photo: Reuters

China denies coronavirus cover-up and insists relations with rest of world have not been damaged

  • Beijing publishes lengthy document defending its ‘transparency’ and ‘openness’ after reports World Health Organisation officials were frustrated by delays in releasing information
  • Foreign vice-minister says relations with most countries have improved but a ‘very few’ have ‘smeared’ China and forced it to defend itself
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Foreign vice-minister Ma Zhaoxu said it was “not true” that relations with other countries had suffered. Photo: ReutersForeign vice-minister Ma Zhaoxu said it was “not true” that relations with other countries had suffered. Photo: Reuters
Foreign vice-minister Ma Zhaoxu said it was “not true” that relations with other countries had suffered. Photo: Reuters
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