China says ‘no cause for panic’ over U.S. ties, but won’t be blackmailed

FILE PHOTO: China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during the opening of a new Chinese Embassy in the Dominican Republic, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

UNITED NATIONS/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Chinese government’s top diplomat, Wang Yi, said on Friday there was “no cause for panic” over friction between Beijing and Washington, but warned that China would not be blackmailed or yield to pressure over trade. At a U.N. Security Council meeting on Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump escalated tensions […]

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