China has no need or intention to replace U.S.: Chinese FM

2018-03-08 03:39:12 GMT2018-03-08 11:39:12(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- China is on a long march tomodernization and it has no need or intention to replace the UnitedStates' international role, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi saidThursday.

Wang made the remarks on the sidelines of the annual session ofthe National People's Congress.

"Some Americans allege that China will replace America's role inthe world. This conclusion is fundamentally wrong," Wang said.

Despite elements of competition, China-U.S. ties are definedmore by partnership, not rivalry, he said. Enditem