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China blames United States, journalists for Obama airport fiasco

China blames United States, journalists for Obama airport fiasco

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by September 6, 2016 World News

 

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Monday leveled responsibility at the United States and journalists for a fracas at a Chinese airport, in which officials of both countries exchanged heated remarks as President Barack Obama disembarked from his aircraft.

The comments by a foreign ministry spokeswoman were in response to questions whether China, which is hosting a G20 summit meeting in its eastern city of Hangzhou, intentionally failed to provide Obama’s plane with a staircase, an event that has fueled speculation it was a diplomatic snub. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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