HEADLINE LINE TRANSLATION: On the eve of global debt conference, the West is speculating again about "China Debt Traps" again, experts explain
Chinese scholars and U.S. and European officials seem to follow the same playbook on debt. Both sides are highly selective in their assessment of the worsening debt crisis in developing countries by focusing disproportionate attention on opponents’ role while conveniently overlooking their own contribution to the problem.
On the Chinese side, scholars are hewing to official talking points set out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and state/CPC-run media channels that assign the blame for the debt problem on a myriad of issues that have nothing to do with China.
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