10 May '11, 4am

王岐山:美国人民,他们是非常简单的人RT @kinablog: Vice Premier Wang Qishan: "... the American people, they're very simple people."

王岐山:美国人民,他们是非常简单的人RT @kinablog: Vice Premier Wang Qishan: "... the American people, they're very simple people."

WASHINGTON: A senior Chinese official on Monday described US views of his country as "simple" and said that a Middle East-style democracy uprising would not happen against Beijing. Vice Premier Wang Qishan, in a rare foreign television interview during high-level talks in Washington, said that most US media did not cover China much and showed a bias when they did. "It is not easy to really know China because China is an ancient civilisation and we are of the oriental culture," Wang told "The Charlie Rose Show" on public television, according to a transcript. "The United States is the world's number one superpower, and the American people, they're very simple people," he said. "If they're asked to choose to understand a foreign country, their first choice would be the European countries, and the South American countries may come second," he said. Wang said that China's fore...

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