China puts on its own ‘democracy forum’ in countdown to Biden’s summit

China plans to host its own “democracy forum” this weekend as part of a broader effort to promote its system of governance as more representative and effective than the US model.The announcement on Saturday comes in the run-up to the US’ democracy summit to be hosted next week by President Joe Biden.The Chinese event, called the “International Democracy Forum”, will be held on Saturday, the State Council said as it unveiled a white paper called “China: Democracy that Works”.“The US touted…


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