Following Trump’s report, China urges US to accept its rise

By JOE McDONALD, Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government on Tuesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to label Beijing a strategic rival and called on Washington to “abandon a Cold War mentality” and accept China’s rise.

Trump’s decision reflects a “victory of hardliners” in his administration, the official Xinhua News Agency said.… read the full article