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U.S. in ‘Firm Opposition’ to Chinese Human Rights Policies, Bush Says

September 27, 2018
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BANGKOK, Aug. 7 — President Bush on Thursday used some of his bluntest language to date on human rights in China, saying in a speech here before he flew to Beijing for the Olympic Games’ opening ceremony that “America stands in firm opposition” to China’s detention of political dissidents and re…

(Washington Post — 16 hours ago)
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With President Bush set to leave next week for the Olympics in Beijing, the White House is coming under increased pressure from lawmakers and advocacy groups to make a public statement of concern about the crackdown on human rights and freedom in China.

(Washington Post — 16 hours ago)
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ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Aug. 4 — Three days before he is set to arrive in Beijing for the Olympics, President Bush offered a mixed assessment of China’s role in the world, praising its efforts to curb the nuclear ambitions of North Korea and Iran, expressing disappointment about its recent move to…

(Washington Post — 16 hours ago)
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BEIJING, Aug. 8 — President Bush arrived here Thursday night to a fresh blast from the Chinese authorities over his rebuke of their human rights practices, as he prepared to join other world leaders at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games.

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North Korea missed its first chance yesterday to be removed from the State Department’s list of terrorist states, U.S. officials said, because it has not provided a way for international inspectors to verify claims about its nuclear program.

(Washington Post — 24 August, 2008)
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TOKYO, July 11 — A North Korean soldier shot dead a middle-aged South Korean housewife Friday after she walked into a restricted area near a mountain resort inside the communist North.

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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet next week with her North Korean counterpart and the foreign ministers of four other countries involved in the effort to end Pyongyang’s nuclear programs, the State Department said yesterday.

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South Korea and China agreed Monday to expand cooperation in political, economic and other fields — including North Korea’s nuclear disarmament — as the two Asian neighbors push for a new strategic partnership. (New York Times — 2 hours ago)
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