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BEIJING (AP) - China's government said Tuesday it was ready to protect its "legitimate rights" after U.S. authorities penalized one of the country's most prominent tech companies in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to Iran and North Korea.
The Commerce Ministry expressed hope Washington ...