US media reports say Donald Trump hopes to meet Vladimir Putin before the US election in November. Photo: AP US media reports say Donald Trump hopes to meet Vladimir Putin before the US election in November. Photo: AP
US media reports say Donald Trump hopes to meet Vladimir Putin before the US election in November. Photo: AP

Could Donald Trump’s latest overtures to Russia add to pressure on China? Observers aren’t so sure

  • The US president reportedly wants to meet Vladimir Putin before November’s election to secure a foreign policy win
  • A nuclear arms deal could cause problems for Beijing, but analysts doubt much progress will be made

Topic |   US-China relations
US media reports say Donald Trump hopes to meet Vladimir Putin before the US election in November. Photo: AP US media reports say Donald Trump hopes to meet Vladimir Putin before the US election in November. Photo: AP
US media reports say Donald Trump hopes to meet Vladimir Putin before the US election in November. Photo: AP
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