China calls Donald Trump ‘rookie’, makes fun of his inexperience
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay
China has made fun of Donald Trump and his inexperience in international politics. The Chinese media has called the US president-elect a "diplomatic rookie." Trump is apparently criticized after his call with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen. The controversial call has reportedly offended the White House as well.
Trump spoke out against China on Twitter after the communist country criticized him over the call. And, the response comes from the People's Daily, the official newspaper of the ruling Communist Party in China. Interestingly, this is the only political party that exists in the country.
The news outlet has said that Donald Trump is spoiling China-US relations. It also adds that offending China won't help Trump's cause to "make American great again." The Global Times has slammed Trump in its Chinese edition of. It accused the president-elect of "provocation," as well as "falsehoods." It has also said that Donald Trump is unable to keep his mouth shut.
According to The Scottish Sun, China has been in a hostile relation with Taiwan. Thus, Trump's telephonic conversation with the Taiwanese president apparently angered the Asian superpower. The English China Daily has termed the firebrand GOP leader a "diplomatic rookie." It also warned that Trump might cause "costly troubles" for America.
According to the Chinese media, Trump is only capable of making noise. But, he does not have enough resources to provoke China, it says. It also criticized Trump's tweet about China. According to the Chinese newspaper, he wants to hide his real intentions of exploiting the Asian superpower.
"We must confront Trump's provocation head on," it said.
Interestingly, Washington has had "non-diplomatic" ties with Taiwan for years now. At the same time, the United States has also enjoyed a peaceful relation with Beijing. Donald Trump, on the other hand, slammed China during his campaign for manipulating its currency, notes Tasnim News.