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GUNTER: China’s latest wild accusation about Canada

A person places mail in a mailbox. Photo by hedidwhat /iStock / Getty ImagesThe Chinese government claims the Omicron variant of COVID reached their country via a parcel or letter mailed from Canada.Story continues belowThis advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.Since Beijing made that accusation late last week, experts have debated…

China condemns plans by Slovenia to upgrade Taiwan ties

BEIJING — China on Wednesday condemned plans by Slovenia to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan, a move likely to spark diplomatic and economic retaliation against the tiny Central European country.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said China was “shocked by this and strongly opposed to it,” but gave no immediate details on how Beijing would…