Skip to comments.China PM Wen Jiabao's Lawyer Hints At Legal Action Against NYT
Posted on 10/28/2012 6:05:50 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao's lawyer has responded to the bombshell allegations in Friday's New York Times. In a statement translated by the South China Morning Post:
I. The so-called hidden riches of Wen Jiabaos family members in the New York Times report does not exist.
The statement goes on to specifically refute allegations, before hinting at legal action:
VI. We will continue to make clarifications regarding untrue reports by the New York Times, and reserve the right to hold it legally responsible.
The NYT story specifically said that Wen's extended family had more than $2.7 billion in hidden assets, and that his wife was notorious as China's "diamond queen".
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See here for original NYT Story:
That puts a new slant on things!
The NYT should send a big thank you note and a dozen roses to Wen Jiabao’s lawyer. There is nothing like being sued by somebody who cannot possibly win, representing a foreign tyrant. Free publicity.
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