China says US 'stirred up dispute' in high-level talks
AFP, 19 Mar 2021
China accuses US of provoking disputes by not respecting agreements on speaking time after top diplomats from both countries had their first face-to-face talks since President Biden took office. The foreign ministry spokesman also said no one is allowed to listen to trials of cases involving state secrets, after Canadian embassy staff complained about the lack of transparency in the process of the trial of Canadian citizen Michael Spavor detained on espionage charges.
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