Ahead of the Democracy Summit scheduled to take place later this month, China released a report on Sunday underlining the “dysfunction of US democracy.” Launching an attack on the American political system, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in its report that democracy in the United States has become alienated and degenerated, and that it has drifted further and further away from the essence of democracy and its original conception.
“Problems like monetary policy, identity politics, bickering between political parties, political polarization, social division, racial tensions and the wealth gap have become more acute. All of this has weakened the functioning of democracy in the United States. United States, ”the report says. The report pointed out that American democracy has three main evils which include the system being burdened with deeply rooted problems, the practices of American democracy being messy and chaotic, and the dire consequences of the American democratic model when applied in others. country.
According to the Chinese ministry, the biggest problem the United States faces with its own democratic model is that it often uses democracy as a justification for interfering in the internal affairs of other countries, resulting in even more problems. “What is now imperative for the United States is to really get down to work to secure the democratic rights of its people and improve its democratic system instead of placing too much emphasis on procedural or formal democracy at the expense of of substantial democracy and its results ”, the report concluded.
US President Joe Biden has invited 110 countries to a virtual democracy summit on December 9 and 10, excluding countries like China and Russia, according to a list posted on the State Department’s website. The list also includes Taiwan, which has drawn criticism from China. (ANI)
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