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Response to US trade measures necessary, legitimate, says Chinese government's top diplomat

China's Wang says response to U.S. trade measures necessary, legitimate


Reuters Last Updated at 04-08-2018 11:31:23 IST China, United States
Response to US trade measures necessary, legitimate, says Chinese government's top diplomat
  • Speaking on the sidelines of a Southeast Asian conference also attended by the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Wang also said the United States was putting military pressure on countries in the region, including China. (Image Credit: Facebook)

The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Saturday the response by Beijing to U.S. trade measures were necessary and legitimate, a day after announcing retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods.

Speaking on the sidelines of a Southeast Asian conference also attended by the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Wang also said the United States was putting military pressure on countries in the region, including China.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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