US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel recently spoke with Chinese President Xi JinpingXi JinpingHe repeatedly leveled allegations that Xi had improper economic coordination, failed in foreign policy, and wanted to play tricks but the government was in a mess; Emmanuel was like an American diplomatic warrior, and he also followed China’s “Wolf Warrior” diplomatic routine, making him an outsider in the diplomatic community; Emmanuel said that when he came to question him, he got distracted and failed to notice that China was not transparent to the world.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that Xi Jinping does not need to worry about the opposition criticizing him within China. However, in Japan, which is not far from China, Emmanuel often criticized China’s economic difficulties and the frequent disappearances of seniors. Officer. His speeches were both spicy and sharp. Like a thorn.
Emmanuel’s latest attack was a post on the X platform (formerly Twitter) on the 15th, in which he cast doubt on the Chinese Defense Minister with three consecutive question marks.li shangfuNot seen in various meetings? “Is he under house arrest?” A week earlier, Emmanuel was among the first people outside China to report Li Shangfu missing. He told that Xi Jinping’s team is increasing like the novel “And Then There Were None” by British detective novelist Agatha Christie.
Emanuel also said the unemployment rate among Chinese ministers could exceed the 21% unemployment rate among Chinese youth this summer.
Emanuel, 63, is a former Democratic congressman, chief of staff to President Obama and mayor of Chicago. He has spent most of his life in the rough and tumble American political arena. It is common to attack your opponents. His words sound very strange in the context of the US elections. Nature.
However, in the diplomatic community, it is highly unusual to directly name a foreign head of state, even if from an enemy country, and so is using sarcasm and ridicule to highlight the internal affairs of other countries.
Miura Miura, a Tokyo political commentator who also speaks frequently, has its own risks, “simply falling into the battlefield chosen by the enemy.”
Emmanuel said in an interview on the 15th that his criticism avoids the real problem, which is that Beijing remains silent on any topics, such as the disappearance of senior officials and the origin of the new coronavirus epidemic.
Emmanuel asked, why is China no longer transparent to the world? What China is doing is continuous deception and fraud, which is unacceptable to world leaders.
Japan has been criticized by China for treating the Pacific Ocean as its sewer for the discharge of treated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Emanuel met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives who visited Japan in early SeptembermccarthyAt a joint press conference in Tokyo, McCarthy criticized Xi Jinping for turning his back on the world and that he would pay a price for it.
Emmanuel said Xi Jinping’s biggest economic achievement is the youth unemployment rate of 30%; And this is something that he would never dare to write and start again in his life.
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