U.S. says will take tough line with China if norms violated

White House press briefing on Martha's Vineyard in MassachusettsBy Michael Martina and Matt Spetalnick BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States will be “very clear” with China if it veers beyond the bounds of international norms on cybersecurity and other issues, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday ahead of a summit between the leaders of the two countries. The comments by Ben Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser, come at a time when Beijing is increasingly assertive in the region and has been pushing to establish institutions that it aims to lead, including a multilateral security forum and an Asian infrastructure investment bank. …

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