Prime Minister of Malaysia
Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York"We are forced to [finance infrastructure using Chinese loans], because we just couldn't afford it. Our approach is to save our finances. We cannot afford to build these very expensive railway lines. Whether we like it or not, we have to go to the Chinese and appeal to them, point out that we are ready to partner."
Assistant Secretary of State, U.S. State Department
Remarks at the Multilateral Action on Sensitive Technologies (MAST) Conference"Though they may have formally private ownership and operate in the national and in the international marketplace, global Chinese firms – including Huawei – are in key ways not genuinely private companies and do not make decisions entirely for economic and commercial reason."
Premier, Western Australia
Addressing the state’s Property Council"If I can make one plea to this audience full of ver…