China city mayor apologizes over COVID-19 lockdown response

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A China city mayor has apologized over a COVID-19 lockdown response The mayor of a northeastern Chinese city on the North Korean border that has been under lockdown for more than 50 days has said sorry for failures amid widespread but often disguised dissatisfaction over the government's heavy handed approach to handling the pandemic It's highly unusual for a ranking Communist Party official to publicly concede errors particularly regarding the hard line zero COVID policy that's been repeatedly endorsed by top officials under president and party leader Xi Jinping I'm Charles De

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