Zhao Lijian

China Asserts ‘No Cover-Up’ on Coronavirus Counting

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Friday there has never been a cover-up of the coronavirus outbreak in China, simply some reassessment of accounting procedures. Zhao maintained the Communist Party of China (CCP) does not allow cover-ups so the latest figures will stand.

BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 14: A Chinese security guard wears a protective mask in front of a poster, as she watches commuters in the subway during rush hour in the Beijing Metro on April 14, 2020 in Beijing, China. China lifted its lockdown on Wuhan, the first epicentre of COVID-19 …

Chinese Official Claiming U.S. Army Made Coronavirus Defends WHO

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, who blamed the U.S. Army for the Chinese coronavirus last month, told reporters on Wednesday that President Donald Trump potentially cutting funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) would “seriously undermine” response to the pandemic.

BEIJING, Oct. 25, 2017 -- Xi Jinping (C), Li Keqiang (3rd R), Li Zhanshu (3rd L), Wang Yang (2nd R), Wang Huning (2nd L), Zhao Leji (1st R) and Han Zheng (1st L) attend the first plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee at the …