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China’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe Says Calls for China to Pay Reparations for COVID-19 Are “Absurd”

Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Guo Shaochun.

China’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Guo Shaochun, stridently rejected calls for Beijing to pay reparations to other countries for the economic damage brought about from the COVID-19 outbreak.

“Recently, some politicians have been trying to pin the blame for the COVID-19 outbreak on China and even demanding reparations,” said Ambassador Guo in a column published Sunday in the Daily News newspaper. “This line of thinking is simply wrong or even absurd,” he added.

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