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Lee denounces China as `slave state'

INCENDIARYIn the latest speech on his US visit, the former president attacked Beijing, saying it enslaved its people and should be the target of new sanctions


"I'm not worried so much by whatever the reaction from Beijing will be," he told reporters, referring to Lee's hard-hitting speech.

"It's time for the US government to stop bending over backwards and trying not to make the dictators that run the government in Beijing angry, because we are being too friendly with people who elect their own democratic government in Taiwan," he said.

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