Embassy of China in Denmark demanded an apology for the caricature of the coronavirus

Photo: AP Photo/Polfoto, Niels Hougaard

the Chinese Embassy in Denmark demanded an apology from the Danish publication Jyllands-Posten during the cartoon about the coronavirus, writes the Danish newspaper Politiken.

the figure shows Chinese flag with viral particles instead of stars. The Embassy said that the cartoon went beyond the ethical boundaries of freedom of speech and insulted China and hurt the feelings of the Chinese people.

the Artist Niels Bo Boysen, draw a caricature, declined to comment. The editor of Jyllands-Posten Jacob Nybro said that the publication did not want to offend China, but refused to apologize.

“This pattern, unlike many other cartoons, reflects the state of the world right now,” explained Nybro.

an Outbreak of coronavirus began in Wuhan at the end of 2019. Cases of infection have also been detected in South Korea, USA, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, France, Australia, Canada and Nepal.

At the moment a new type of pneumonia in China infected more than 4 thousand people. More than 100 people were killed. 52 ill patient successfully treated and discharged from medical facilities.

Leading online aggregators reservation China disabled service on booking tickets for international destinations until February 9.

At the moment, China remains more than 5.6 thousand organized tourists from Russia. Most of the tourists return, according to the purchased ticket.

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