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July 23, 2024

Republicans decry trade of entity list removal for China’s help on fentanyl

By Brett Fortnam  / December 13, 2023 at 3:20 PM
Several Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs oversight and accountability subcommittee on Tuesday criticized the Biden administration for agreeing to remove a Chinese science institute from the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Entity List in exchange for Beijing’s cooperation on efforts to stem the flow of fentanyl precursors into the U.S. The Commerce Department agency removed China’s Ministry of Public Security’s Institute of Forensic Science from the Entity List days after President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met last...

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