Coons says hopes for bipartisan U.S. policy to "out-compete" China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Chris Coons, who is seen as a contender for secretary of state in the incoming Biden administration, told Reuters on Friday he hoped to see a bipartisan policy on China that would 'out-compete' Beijing.

Reuters November 21, 2020 00:10:47 IST
Coons says hopes for bipartisan U.S. policy to "out-compete" China

Coons says hopes for bipartisan US policy to quotoutcompetequot China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Chris Coons, who is seen as a contender for secretary of state in the incoming Biden administration, told Reuters on Friday he hoped to see a bipartisan policy on China that would "out-compete" Beijing.

Coons also said in an interview that while the main U.S. focus would have to be on competing with China, it was essential to cooperate with Beijing on areas such as climate change, global health and nuclear non-proliferation.

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk and David Brunnstrom, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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