THE Chinese Embassy in Lusaka says the United States of America should deal with its own indebtedness and stop “sabotaging” other countries’ efforts to solve their debt problems. And the Embassy has charged that the United States is not qualified to make “groundless accusations” around debt against other countries, out of selfish interests. The Embassy was responding to a statement from US Secretary of the Treasury Prof Janet Yellen who, while in the country, told journalists after she visited the Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI), that China had been a barrier to concluding the debt negotiations for Zambia. “Let me first say that the United States believes that it is critically important for Zambia to be able to restructure…...

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