Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. Photo: ReutersUS
President Donald Trump
on Tuesday said he will hold an extended meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan
next week, a major development amid the ongoing trade war between two of the world’s largest economies.
“We will be having an extended meeting next week at the G20 in Japan.
Our respective teams will begin talks prior to our meeting,” Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday morning.
Trump’s tweet came after his telephonic conversation with Xi. The two leaders discussed the importance of levelling the playing field for US
farmers, workers, and businesses through a fair and reciprocal economic relationship, the US