US President Donald Trump did not explicitly state that the outlook for the trade talks with China would depend on Beijing’s response to the Hong Kong protests. Photo: EPA

Donald Trump suggests meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to reach ‘humane’ response to Hong Kong protests

  • Claiming China wants a deal to end the trade war badly, the US President said: ‘Let them work humanely with Hong Kong first! … Personal meeting?’
  • US lawmakers and other world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel also called for restraint amid signs Beijing is losing patience with demonstrators
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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US President Donald Trump did not explicitly state that the outlook for the trade talks with China would depend on Beijing’s response to the Hong Kong protests. Photo: EPA
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