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Senator sounds off to Beijing about Oregon mural

By William Lowther  /  Staff reporter in WASHINGTON

Asked to comment, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei (洪磊) defended the consulate’s involvement.

“Chinese diplomats have the responsibility of expounding on China’s position to the outside world and to other peoples in the world,” he said.

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