Former US treasury secretary Larry Summers spoke candidly at the China Development Forum about what he thinks is wrong with the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP Former US treasury secretary Larry Summers spoke candidly at the China Development Forum about what he thinks is wrong with the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP
Former US treasury secretary Larry Summers spoke candidly at the China Development Forum about what he thinks is wrong with the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP

US-China relations: Beijing’s provocation partly to blame for rising tensions, ex-US treasury chief says

  • There have been a number of actions by China that have ‘contributed to imperilling the relationship’, Larry Summers tells China Development Forum
  • But both sides should ‘think very hard about what we can do to reduce the sense of truculence’ that is damaging ties, he says

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Former US treasury secretary Larry Summers spoke candidly at the China Development Forum about what he thinks is wrong with the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP Former US treasury secretary Larry Summers spoke candidly at the China Development Forum about what he thinks is wrong with the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP
Former US treasury secretary Larry Summers spoke candidly at the China Development Forum about what he thinks is wrong with the US-China relationship. Photo: AFP
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