China takes aim at Mattis over comments: ‘US has fabricated lies’

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Laura Widener

China has publicly denounced comments made by U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis regarding their economic approach. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said during a press conference, “The U.S. has fabricated lies time and again and made irresponsible remarks out of its political needs, which is very disappointing,” according to his official…

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