The Asia-Pacific summit in Papua new Guinea have covered China and the United States, with mutual accusations. The Chinese state and party chief Xi Jinping gave the United States the construction of new barriers to trade. This was doomed to Failure. US Vice-President Mike Pence accused the people’s Republic to engage in credit to smaller countries in the dependence.

China’s President Xi has warned that the trade dispute with the United States to the detriment of the entire world economy. “History has proven that confrontation – brings about, whether in the Form of a Cold war, a real war or a trade war – no winners.”

Pence said that his country “unfair trading were practices” no longer like it. The government in Washington to cooperation with China. It was but: “The United States will not change their course, as long as China changes its course.” His country had already taken decisive steps. “We have customs duties levied on Chinese goods to the value of $ 250 billion, and we can double this number will more than.”

With a view to the Chinese Initiative for a “New silk road” added Pence: “We seek cooperation, not control. We do not offer one-way street, and no belt, the constriction.” To the smaller States, he appealed: “to Take no loans, which can jeopardize your sovereignty. To Protect Your Interests. You Will Get Your Independence. Makes it look like America: always be Your own country first.”

At the Meeting in Papua new Guinea capital, Port Moresby, all of the 21 member countries of the Asia-Pacific economic community (Apec). US President, Donald Trump had, as well as in the Russian head of state Vladimir Putin on arrival. In the Apec-member countries around the Pacific, about half of the world’s population lives. This year’s host country, a former German and Australian colony, is the poorest of all the participants.

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