US President Donald Trump was lectured by Chinese President Xi Jinping about the humiliation that China experienced as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, according to John Bolton’s memoir. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump was lectured by Chinese President Xi Jinping about the humiliation that China experienced as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, according to John Bolton’s memoir. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump was lectured by Chinese President Xi Jinping about the humiliation that China experienced as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, according to John Bolton’s memoir. Photo: AFP

John Bolton book reveals ‘Xi Jinping’s personal appeals to Donald Trump’ on Huawei and ZTE

  • Former national security adviser says Chinese president suggested that he would ‘owe Trump a favour’ if sanctions on companies were eased
  • Xi also lectured US leader on Treaty of Versailles humiliation at G20 talks, according to memoir

Topic |   US-China relations
US President Donald Trump was lectured by Chinese President Xi Jinping about the humiliation that China experienced as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, according to John Bolton’s memoir. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump was lectured by Chinese President Xi Jinping about the humiliation that China experienced as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, according to John Bolton’s memoir. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump was lectured by Chinese President Xi Jinping about the humiliation that China experienced as a result of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, according to John Bolton’s memoir. Photo: AFP
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