China’s Vice-Premier Liu He delivered a message from Chinese President Xi Jinping to US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump strategic leadership is key to trade deal amid talk of 4-week countdown

  • Letter to US president from Chinese counterpart says healthy ties and potential trade deal rely on principle of mutual benefit
  • Message delivered by Vice-Premier Liu He at his meeting with Trump, who praised ‘very rapid pace’ of progress
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China’s Vice-Premier Liu He delivered a message from Chinese President Xi Jinping to US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
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US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday. Photo: AFP

No summit with China’s Xi Jinping until a deal to end trade war is final, Donald Trump says

  • The US president, speaking with Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He at his side, said it might be another month before he could announce a meeting with Xi
  • ‘If we have a deal, we’ll have a summit,’ Trump said
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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