1/17, 2:05 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Pence urges Biden to 'stand up' to China

United States Vice President Mike Pence urged President-elect Joe Biden to keep the current administration's China policy and to "stand up to Chinese aggression and trade abuses." Pence went on to tell the Biden administration to promote free trade in the Indo-Pacific.

"After generations where America & our allies defended the freedom of navigation & the interest of freedom loving nations across the Asia Pacific, today, China is determined to expand Beijing’s influence across the region through military provocations & debt diplomacy," Pence wrote.

Pence's call comes as the Trump administration is using its final days in office to introduce more sanctions against China, including measures affecting Chinese officials and companies,

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