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

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

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