China's President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 8, 2017. Photo: AFP 

After Emmanuel Macron’s speech to US Congress, why not have Xi Jinping next?

Chi Wang considers all the factors that have led to foreign leaders being invited to address a joint session of US Congress, and asks why, considering the paramount importance of Sino-US ties, the Chinese president shouldn’t be extended the honour

Topic |   US-China relations

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China's President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 8, 2017. Photo: AFP 
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