The US team for Donald Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping is likely to be full of China hawks, like Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (second right). Photo: Reuters

Tensions mount ahead of Donald Trump’s summit meeting with Xi Jinping as China hawks circle in Osaka

  • Presidents are known for having a good personal relationship, but there is little love lost between China’s state media and US officials
  • Beijing expected to name an unchanged line-up for negotiating team in show of solidarity and strength, analyst says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The US team for Donald Trump’s meeting with Xi Jinping is likely to be full of China hawks, like Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (second right). Photo: Reuters
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The G20 will take place in Osaka, Japan between June 28-29. Photo: Xinhua

China welcomes ‘actions that avoid US trade war dispute escalation’ ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Donald Trump are set to meet in Osaka, Japan on Saturday, with reports that details of a truce are being drafted
  • China Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng says Beijing opposes unilateral levying of additional tariffs
Topic |   G20

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The G20 will take place in Osaka, Japan between June 28-29. Photo: Xinhua
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