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Latest Chinese Embassy Items
The Obama administration called on China Wednesday to rein in North Korea after its artillery attack on a South Korean island, as the Pentagon ordered the USS George Washington aircraft carrier strike group to the Yellow Sea for naval exercises with South Korean forces.
After two revolutions in five years and the overthrow of two corrupt presidents, the mountainous Central Asian Kyrgyz Republic finally held an election Sunday that met U.S. standards for fairness, according to the leaders of a congressional human rights panel.
Thirty members of Congress this week urged President Obama to press Chinese President Hu Jintao to release two prominent human rights activists when he attends an economic summit in South Korea next month.
China recently conducted a long-range missile flight test that remains shrouded in secrecy. A U.S. official confirmed that China's military fired a missile from the Taiyuan missile center, about 320 miles southwest of Beijing, to Korla, a city in western China some 1,800 miles away. The Sept. 25 test highlights what China military specialists say is the growing threat posed by Beijing's development of long- and short-range ballistic and cruise missiles, and its new missile defense interceptors.
A group of eight senior Republican senators on Wednesday called on the Obama administration to investigate whether national security will be compromised by the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei seeking to sell equipment to Sprint Nextel, which provides goods to the U.S. military and law enforcement agencies.
Defense intelligence officials said this week that China's new J-10 jet fighter was built with the help of Israel, under the U.S.-sponsored Lavi jet fighter program canceled back in 1987.
Chinese delegations will visit the United States in the coming weeks to address the safety of imports from China , a Chinese government spokesman said yesterday, stressing that international cooperation, not confrontation, would solve the quality problems with food, drugs and consumer goods coming from China.
China still a target
China still a target