Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the United States, shown during a briefing in 2017. On Thursday, Cui told a conference discussing the US-China trade war that some American leaders or advisers ‘on economic and strategic issues don’t have sufficient common sense’. Photo: Xinhua

China’s ambassador talks tough on trade, says US officials ‘don’t have sufficient common sense’

Cui Tiankai, usually soft-spoken, says Trump administration ‘should give up the illusion that China will ever give in to intimidation’

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the United States, shown during a briefing in 2017. On Thursday, Cui told a conference discussing the US-China trade war that some American leaders or advisers ‘on economic and strategic issues don’t have sufficient common sense’. Photo: Xinhua
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