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Citing call with Xi, Trump announces 'extended' discussions at G20 summit

June 18, 2019
Saying he had spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Trump said on Tuesday that the two leaders would hold “an extended meeting next week” at the G20 leaders summit in Japan. Trump has repeatedly claimed the two would meet, tying the discussion to his decision on pending tariffs on approximately $300 billion in Chinese goods. But China has declined to confirm whether Xi would sit down with Trump. A Chinese spokesman reiterated that stance on Tuesday, before Trump's announcement...


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