China encourages 'honest, rational talks' between China and U.S.
China encourages people from all walks of life in China and the United States to hold conversations frankly and sincerely, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang at a daily news conference on Thursday.
Lu made the remarks after CGTN anchor Liu Xin joined Fox Business Network host Trish Regan on her primetime show for a live television discussion on China-U.S. trade issues. 
"This should not be a debate, but a dialogue between two anchors. In fact, given the current situation of China-U.S. relations, we encourage, and are pleased to see, people from all walks of life in the two countries to engage in frank, honest and rational dialogue," said Lu.
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