Xi calls for mutual respect and cooperation between nations in speech to UN

The world’s great powers should respect international law and avoid double standards, Chinese leader Xi Jinping told a United Nations meeting on Monday.“Cold War mentality, ideological lines or zero-sum game are no solution to a country’s own problem, still less an answer to mankind’s common challenges,” said Xi, who spoke via video to a meeting commemorating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the UN.“Unilateralism is a dead end,” he said.His speech – which called for mutual respect and…