U.S. May Seek Damages From China

The Hindu|April 29, 2020

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U.S. May Seek Damages From China
President says many options on the table to hold Beijing accountable, draws an angry response

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested he may seek damages from China over the COVID-19 pandemic, which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan and spread around the world, prompting a furious response from Beijing on Tuesday.

Beijing and Washington have clashed repeatedly over the outbreak as tensions have soared between the world’s two biggest economic powers.

“We are not happy with China,” Mr. Trump said at a White House briefing on Monday. “We are not happy with that whole situation because we believe it could have been stopped at the source.

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April 29, 2020