Exclusive: Senior China diplomat concedes challenge of coronavirus, slams ‘overreaction’

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi holds a joint news conference with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin, Germany, February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

BERLIN (Reuters) – A top Chinese official acknowledged on Friday that the new coronavirus is a deep challenge to the country, but defended Beijing’s management of the epidemic while lashing out at the “overreaction” of other countries. In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters in the German capital, State Councillor Wang Yi, who also serves as […]

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