The Chilean embassy in China denied imported cherries that tested positive for Covid-19 had come from Chile. Photo: Shutterstock
The Chilean embassy in China denied imported cherries that tested positive for Covid-19 had come from Chile. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese envoy denies reports on tainted cherries are ‘retaliation’ against Chile

  • New ambassador Niu Qingbao dismisses concerns that stories about the imported fruit testing positive for Covid-19 had devastated exports
  • He says relations between the countries are at a ‘historical high’ and talks up prospects for more cooperation on 5G and lithium

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Chilean embassy in China denied imported cherries that tested positive for Covid-19 had come from Chile. Photo: Shutterstock
The Chilean embassy in China denied imported cherries that tested positive for Covid-19 had come from Chile. Photo: Shutterstock
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