National security legislation underpins the very survival of any country, and it is a common legal practice of all countries, Wang said.
Trump is essentially doing what the United States has long accused China of doing: disrespecting private property, presuming guilt without evidence, eroding foreign firms' legitimate rights without compensation, and using arbitrary, opaque rules to block them from operating in the country, according to Wei.
U.S. not qualified to build coalition of "clean countries": Chinese FM
The rise in cases has been blamed on the easing of lockdown regulations by authorities and non-compliance of prevention measures. The epidemic has flared up in some communities.
While such actions undermine the multilateral trading system at large, they also diminish the level of trusts, he said.
The two sides wrapped up their negotiations on the bilateral FTA on July 20.
Chinese FM calls for cooperation instead of decoupling in China-U.S. ties
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi gives an exclusive interview to Xinhua on China-U.S. ties in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)
Some American politicians who are biased against and hostile to China are using their power to smear China with fabrications and impede normal ties with China under various pretexts, Wang told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
"After all, what would happen to business confidence if governments assumed that they could extort private enterprises at will?" Wei added.
First, steer clear of red lines and avoid confrontation. For China-U.S. relations to develop soundly, the most critical thing is mutual respect, Wang noted.