China’s Xi arrives in Florida

West Palm Beach (United States) (AFP) – Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in Florida Thursday for a first face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump, hoping that a basket full of “tweetable” deals will help avoid a public clash.

Xi was greeted at Palm Beach airport by a red carpet, military honor guard, fluttering Chinese and American flags and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Trump had yet to arrive to Florida, but the pair will gather later at his Mar-a-Lago resort — which the US president likes to call the “Winter White House” — for what promises to be a masterclass in studied informality.

Matt Pottinger, the White House Asia expert tasked with planning the high-stakes superpower summit, promised a “relaxed interaction” despite a backdrop of tensions over trade and North Korea.

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  1. UK largest newspapers had a big page about: CHINESE LEADER LOSES FACE AFTER WORLD BACKS ASSAULT.
    Now XI is back in China and must have big meeting to have been fool by Trump in a trap.
    Very bad for the US. Are they all insane like McCain, Nikky Haley.?


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