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Beijing rebukes EU commissioner for ‘slant eyes’ comment, gets no apology

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Beijing has expressed outrage over EU commissioner Gunther Oettinger’s use of terms like “slant eyes” in describing a Chinese delegation, but the German politician doesn’t think there’s anything to apologize for. Read Full Article at RT.com
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