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China accuses U.S. of ‘flip-flopping’ in talks, backtracking on commitments

May 14, 2019 at 2:03 PM
The Chinese government is claiming the U.S. is the one that has gone back on agreements it made during trade negotiations by repeatedly increasing its demands to levels Beijing says it cannot meet. “Some people in the U.S. seemed to have misjudged the current situation and underestimated China’s determination and will to defend its rights and interests,” China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said at a press conference on Tuesday. “They were still muddying the waters and making offers that...

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