China denies election interference claims

China has hit back at United States President Donald Trump’s claim to the UN Security Council that Beijing was interfering because they did not want his Republican Party to do well.

China’s foreign ministry says Beijing does not interfere in other countries’ internal affairs, after US President Donald Trump accused it of seeking to meddle in the November 6 US congressional elections.

The international community is clear which country interferes most in other countries’ affairs, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular briefing in Beijing.

Geng also urged the United States to stop doing things that damaged relations with China.

Trump on Wednesday told a UN Security Council meeting that Beijing was interfering because they did no

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