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China Wants To End Trade War But 'U.S. Position Keeps Changing,' Ambassador Says

China's Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai tells NPR his country is "ready to make a deal" with the United States, if they could find a trustworthy partner in Washington.
Cui Tiankai, China's ambassador to the U.S., speaks during a reception at the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., in July. Source: Deng Min/China News Service/VCG/Getty Images

China's ambassador to the United States says his country is "ready to make a deal" to end a trade war with the United States — if they could find a trustworthy partner in Washington.

Cui Tiankai accused the United States of shifting positions and passing up opportunities for agreement. The United States has been escalating tariffs on imports

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