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‘Chinese efforts to exert covert influence over the West are just as worrying as Russian subversion’ 

Washington: The Director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has said that the Chinese have ‘a much bigger footprint’ to carry out covert activities in the West than the Russians, reported the BBC.

Mike Pompeo in a interview told the BBC, that ‘Chinese efforts to exert covert influence over the West are just as worrying as Russian subversion.’

Pompeo added that Russia will target the 2018 mid-term US polls. Earlier, America had accused Russia of interfering in the 2016 Presidential elections.

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