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
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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