Donald Trump claimed that Xi Jinping had enjoyed being referred to as “king”. Photo: AP

Donald Trump reveals he called Xi Jinping ‘king’ – and says Xi liked it

  • US president recalls remark on eve of resumption of talks seeking a deal to end the US-China trade war
  • China is unlikely to take Trump’s rhetoric ‘too seriously’ expert says
Topic |   US-China relations

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Donald Trump claimed that Xi Jinping had enjoyed being referred to as “king”. Photo: AP
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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right, centre) meets with The Elders delegation, led by its chair, former president of Ireland Mary Robinson, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Xi Jinping urges US to work with China to preserve ‘global stability’ ahead of next round of trade war talks in Washington

  • China’s president says ‘we all shoulder special responsibilities’ as months-old trade war disrupts global economic security
  • Xi’s comments come with top negotiator Liu He set to head for Washington for the next round of talks
Topic |   US-China relations

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right, centre) meets with The Elders delegation, led by its chair, former president of Ireland Mary Robinson, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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