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China’s Ambassador to South Africa Really Seems Like He’s Trolling the United States Government

China’s outspoken ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian, tweeted an offer for assistance to the United States in their fight against COVID-19, a gesture many in Washington probably view as disingenuous. 

Ambassador Lin has emerged as one of the most vocal high-level Chinese critics of the United States. On a couple of occasions over the past few months he has even used the word “evil” in reference to Washington. 

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