Global community sees harm from protectionism: China

China’s Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs said that China will safeguard its fundamental interests among them protectionism.

Iran Press/Asia: Zhang Jun said on Monday that the international community recognizes harm from protectionism, and that China will safeguard its fundamental interests, Reuters reported.

The world economy faces rising risks, and the Group of 20 should ensure unity and cooperation, Zhang said at a media briefing.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in the Japanese city of Osaka at the end of the week. 213/209

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