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Image Booster: China Wants Other Countries to Help it Clean the Oceans

Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, with former presidents Jiang Zemin, right, and Hu Jintao, left, attend the celebration to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China, in Beijing, Oct. 1, 2019.

Floating trash speckles the world’s oceans, some of which are running low on fish. Now China, a source of those problems and dominant force in several Asian maritime sovereignty disputes, indicates it will work with other countries to improve those seas.

Analysts believe the offers would help China bolster its image among other countries, particularly weaker ones in Asia. States that feel threatened by China sometimes get help from Beijing’s rival Washington.

FILE – Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, with former presidents Jiang Zemin, right, and Hu Jintao, left, attend the celebration to commemorate the 70th anniversary read more >>>

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