China blames ‘excuses’ for lack of agreement at APEC, as US ties sour again

Leaders attend the retreat session of the APEC Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea November 18, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

BEIJING (Reuters) – A major Asia-Pacific summit’s failure to agree on a communique resulted from certain countries “excusing” protectionism, a top Chinese diplomat said, in a veiled criticism of Washington that further sours the tone of China-U.S. ties ahead of a G20 meet. After months of bickering over a damaging trade war, the disputed South […]

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