A robot system is displayed at the 10th China Smart City and Intelligent Economy Expo in Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Sept. 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage and the global economy undergoes severe setbacks, China is again calling for the strengthening of international sci-tech cooperation, an effective way to win an earlier victory over the global health crisis.
However, over the past few months, some hardliners in Washington have taken various measures aimed at China to suppress bilateral sci-tech exchange and cooperation, fully displaying their prejudice and narrow-mindedness.
Under their manipulative influence, the U.S. government has imposed increasingly onerous visa restrictions on Chinese scholars and students, launched witch-hunting investigations into Chinese-American scientists working in the high-tech sector, and blacklisted Chinese high-tech firms.
History has proved that U.S. sanctions will only provide China with further