The so-called “shirt sleeve summit” is already generating plenty of attention.
Hu Xijin is the editor-in-chief of Beijing‘s “Global Times,” which has more than five million readers. Published by the “People’s Daily,” it is the mouthpiece of China’s ruling Communist Party. On social media, the editor has referred to U.S. foreign policy as “hooliganism” and “meddling.”
One headline says, for example, “Before U.S. Visit, The U.S. Is Hyping The Hacking Story Again.”
Take U.S. charges of cyber-spying — that China has stolen details about weapons systems and other sensitive information.
Hu said he doesn’t think that’s a true story.
Hacking will likely be on the summit agenda ahead of high level talks on cyber-security in July.
- US, China to hold talks on hacking (bigpondnews.com)
- Report: China, U.S. to meet regularly over hacking issues (syndicatednewsservices.com)
- Cyber hacking to dominate US-China summit (stuff.co.nz)
- China and the US Are Going to Sit Down and Talk About All This Hacking (gizmodo.com)
- Cyber hacking to overshadow summit between Obama and China’s Xi (scooprocket.com)
- Arch-Cyber Foes China And The U.S To Start Holding Regular Hacking Talks From July (traxarmstrong.com)
- Hacking To Top Obama Agenda At China Summit (radio.foxnews.com)
- US, China to hold cyber security talks (bigpondnews.com)