Israel's Name 'Disappears' From Top Chinese Maps | China In Focus


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Apr 11, 2020

Israel's Name 'Disappears' From Top Chinese Maps | China In Focus​

The name "Israel" has been wiped from China’s top digital maps, while the names of neighboring countries remain intact. What could the deletion mean as the war intensifies between Israel and Hamas terrorists? China's foreign minister hints that an upcoming U.S. meeting might not be smooth sailing. That's as potential talks between President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected next month. At the same time, Beijing is greeting U.S. veterans with open arms, praising their efforts in aiding China during World War II. And a Canadian movie is facing a blockade in South Korea. Why would a foreign film festival catch Beijing's eye?