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‘Soft power propaganda tools': US State Department ends five cultural exchange programs with China

1 month ago   |   By RT

The US State Department has axed five exchange programs with Beijing branding them as instruments of propaganda as relations between the states continues to deteriorate.
The cancelled programs are the Policymakers Educational China Trip Program, the US-China Friendship Program, the US-China Leadership Exchange Program, the US-China Transpacific Exchange Program, and the Hong Kong Educational and Cultural Program.
These “one-way” programs were funded and run by Beijing as “soft power propaganda tools,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement .
They provide carefully curated...
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State Department Ends 'Cultural Exchange' Programs With China After Enacting Visa Restrictions

State Department Ends 'Cultural Exchange' Programs With China After Enacting Visa Restrictions

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

"The United States welcomes the reciprocal and fair exchange of cultural programs with PRC officials and the Chinese people, but one-way programs such as these are not mutually beneficial," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Friday.
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