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https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3003597/lost-translation-how-verbal-mishaps-and-lack-chinese-language

"South China Morning Post: Lost in translation? How verbal mishaps and lack of Chinese-language document threaten US-China trade deal

...Having no Chinese-language text of th
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https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3003597/lost-translation-how-verbal-mishaps-and-lack-chinese-language

"South China Morning Post: Lost in translation? How verbal mishaps and lack of Chinese-language document threaten US-China trade deal

...Having no Chinese-language text of the 120-page draft agreement Beijing was potentially agreeing to could present an obstacle."

They wanted it in Chinese? Who knew!
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