U.S. protectionism, unilateralism sowing “selfish” ideas among countries, says Cambodian scholar

Protectionism and unilateralism from the U.S. are sowing a “selfish” idea among other countries and go against the current of multilateralism and globalization, Kin Phea, director general of the International Relations Institute of Cambodia, has told Xinhua.

Speaking at a roundtable discussion under the theme “How has Cambodia prepared itself for today and tomorrow?,” Phea said ongoing trade frictions between the United States and China have created negative impacts on all countries across the world, with none benefiting from the spat.

“The U.S. has tried to persuade its allies to counter China, but one must remember that countering China has provided no benefit to any side, including the U.S. itself,” he said.

In full: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-08/28/c_139325421.htm

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