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Trump renews threat to cut ties with China

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday renewed his threat to cut ties with China.

“It was not Ambassador Lighthizer’s fault (yesterday in Committee) in that perhaps I didn’t make myself clear, but the U.S. certainly does maintain a policy option, under various conditions, of a complete decoupling from China,” Trump said on Twitter, referring to his top trade adviser. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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