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UK’s top envoy makes “Japanese wife” gaffe in China

BEIJING: Britain’s new foreign minister made an awkward debut in China on Monday when he sought to curry favour with his hosts by mentioning his Chinese wife, but accidentally referred to her as “Japanese”. China and Japan have been traditional rivals for centuries. Although relations have improved somewhat recently, they remain touchy due to issues such …

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