Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian suggested that the US could have been responsible for bringing the coronavirus to China. Photo: AP
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian suggested that the US could have been responsible for bringing the coronavirus to China. Photo: AP
Diplomacy

Is it time for China to leash its Wolf Warrior diplomats?

  • Many of the country’s envoys have taken a more strident approach but some insiders are calling for a more tempered strategy towards the rest of the world
  • The internal debate is part of a broader discussion on how to manage relations with the US

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian suggested that the US could have been responsible for bringing the coronavirus to China. Photo: AP
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian suggested that the US could have been responsible for bringing the coronavirus to China. Photo: AP
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