"It would be great for the government just to set the stage to let the market play," Tang said. "We use the US as an example - don't put so much emphasis on restrictions and limitations."
Ren Faqiang, deputy consul-general in San Francisco, said that the US should abandon the trade war mentality and instead embrace the strategy of mutual benefits. "All in all, we are all members of the global village and should work together," he said.
“Personally, I am happy with the age and Homo sapien attribution of the fossils in China, but they have been controversial in the field and there have been publications in good journals questioning these finds,” Groucutt said.
Although the US is far from the Belt and Road region, American companies, with their advantages in international operation, global resources, cutting-edge technologies and high-level legal standards, are welcome to bid for the Belt and Road projects or to cooperate with other companies, said Luo, adding that California Governor Jerry Brown had openly expressed that California is willing to join the initiative.
The House of Lords is currently debating Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill, the legislation needed to end Britain's membership of the bloc after more than 40 years.
However, some found the conclusions dubious as several of the fossils shared characteristics with archaic human species such as Homo erectus.