You are here: Home » Topics » » FARC » Videos

China calls U.S. bid to name street for Nobel peace laureate a "farce"

Jun 26, 2014    

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday dismissed as a "farce" and a "smear" a vote by a United States panel of lawmakers to rename a Washington road in front of its embassy after imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo.Republican Frank Wolf from Virginia submitted the amendment to the annual State Department spending bill, instructing Secretary of State John Kerry to rename the street as "No.1, Liu Xiaobo Plaza", the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. "Some people from the United States have used so-called human rights and the Liu Xiaobo case to en...

Read More