China Post: Worried that Trump will trigger a war. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, Zeng, secretly communicated with China
2021-09-15: [Original Article Link].
(Morning Post) The Washington Post reported on Tuesday (14th) that in the last few months of former US President Trump's term, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Millie has twice secretly called Li Zuocheng, chief of staff of the Joint Staff of the Central Military Commission of China, because he was worried that Trump, facing a potential election defeat, could trigger a war with China.
According to the Reuters news agency, which cited the report said that the M to October 30 last year that the president of the United States election of four days ago for the first time to call li zuo cheng and Jan 8 United States Capitol by Mr Trump supporters violent shocks in two days, A second call was made to Li Zuocheng.
The report said that Miley assured Li Zuocheng during the call that the United States is stable and will not launch an attack. He also said that in case of an attack, he will notify the other party in advance.
The Washington Post report is a new book, Peril, co-authored by legendary American investigative reporter Woodward and Robert Costa, a political journalist. On the basis. Woodward in 19 1970s expose Watergate scandal fame.
Woodward and Costa said they interviewed 200 sources for the new book. Peril will be published next week.
Miley's office declined to comment on the Washington Post report, and Trump's representatives did not immediately respond.
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