In this file photo on June 30, 2017, the Chinese and US national flags are seen during an event in Beijing. (FRED DUFOUR / AFP)

China will take necessary measures to resolutely safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies, Commerce Ministry spokesperson Gao Feng said at a news briefing on Thursday.

The United States should stop its obstructive behavior and do more to contribute to global economic stability and recovery, he added.

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