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Reuters reported "U.S., China upbeat on trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh" on Monday

[] DESTROYER PATROL However, Hua expressed anger about two U.S. warships sailing on Monday near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea, saying this was creating tensions in the area Asked if the ships’ passage would impact trade talks, Hua said that a series of U.S. tricks showed what Washington was thinking Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles U.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks w...

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