Unformatted text preview: of their workers have lost their jobs because of the crisis. He calls workers the "innocent victims" of the economic downturn and says he wonders what a U.S. spokesperson would say to them. Pointing fingers The Chinese official was asked if he feels the United States owes an apology to the workers of the world. Qin says people have different views on opinions about and reasons for the issue. But he says if a country makes mistakes, it should "at least stop pointing fingers at others." The Chinese spokesman was also asked to comment on why China trimmed its holdings of U.S. Treasury debt, in April. He gave no details, but repeated previous comments that China decides how much American debt to buy based on three principles: security, liquidity and good value....
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- Spring '09
- global financial crisis, Chinese Foreign Ministry, Qin Gang