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Trump and Biden use antagonism against Beijing to win votes

China becomes battleground at a time when international cooperation is key

China has become an important issue in the U.S. presidential elections for both candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

WASHINGTON -- Already strained relations between China and the U.S. are being further tested by the coronavirus pandemic, as a war of words between the two intensify.

Both sides have been trading accusations about the origin of the virus and blamed each other for a lack of transparency. President Donald Trump is even threatening to slap punitive tariffs on China.

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