NPR - October 3, 2018
In a wide-ranging interview with Morning Edition's Steve
Inskeep, Cui Tiankai, China's ambassador to the U.S., discusses trade
and openness between the two countries, better understanding President
Trump, China's social credit system.
Steve Inskeep: What is preventing an end to the trade war with the United States, if anything?
Cui Tiankai: Well, first, we certainly don't want to have a trade war
with the United States or with any other country.
You have one.
this is very unfortunate but we want to solve it through negotiation
and consultation between the two sides. But in order for the
negotiation, the consultation to succeed, we do need goodwill and good
faith from both sides.
Are you seeing goodwill or good faith from the United States?
Well, to tell you the truth, not sufficiently.