After Quad meet, China slams ‘closed and exclusive cliques’

China’s State media has been particularly critical of Mr. Pompeo, and highlighted the fact that he was the only one among the four ministers to directly mention China. China on Friday said it was opposed to “organising closed and exclusive cliques”, underlining its wary response to this week’s ministerial meeting …

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Mike Pompeo slams China for pandemic, Indo-Pacific tensions at Quad meeting

Directly criticising China for the coronavirus crisis as well as for its actions in the Indo-Pacific region, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for the Quadrilateral dialogue, or “Quad”, to “collaborate” in countering China. At a meeting in Tokyo of the four-nation grouping, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, Foreign …

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