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But when Obama visited China, he was forced to disembark from Air Force One through an exit in the plane’s belly after he want not provided with a rolling staircase when he landed in an eastern Chinese city on Saturday.
China’s leaders have since been accused of snubbing Obama intentionally. The insult was extraordinarily public, given that all eyes were on the arrival of leaders in Hangzhou before the start of the G20 conference.
Jorge Guajardo, Mexico’s former ambassador to China, also told reporters he believed Obama’s treatment was intentional.
“These things do not happen by mistake. Not with the Chinese,” Guajardo told the Guardian.