US, China bicker over ‘extravagant expectations’ on trade deal
Tensions rise as Google suspends business with Huawei after Trump administration blacklists Chinese firm
Beijing/Washington — China accused the US on Monday of harbouring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as US action against China’s technology company Huawei began hitting the global tech sector. Adding to tensions, the US military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, the latest in a series of “freedom of navigation operations” to anger Beijing.
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