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Xi, Trump Set Constructive Tone for China-U.S. Relationship: FM

Xi, Trump Set Constructive Tone for China-U.S. Relationship: FM

PALM BEACH, United States - Chinese President Xi Jinping held meetings with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago resort in the U.S. state of Florida on Thursday and Friday, setting a constructive tone for the development of China-U.S. relations, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
The meeting was the first face-to-face communication between the Chinese and U.S. heads of state since the new U.S. administration took office, said Wang, noting that the two presidents spent over seven hours in deep discussion on China-U.S. ties and major international, regional issues of mutual concern, reaching important consensus.
The two sides agreed that the meeting is positive and fruitful. It has set a constructive tone for the development of China-U.S. relations, pointing out the direction for collective endeavor.
The two heads of state also introduced to each other their state governance thoughts, and domestic and foreign policy agendas. The meeting increased mutual understanding, built good working relations and personal friendship, of which the two sides spoke highly.
The two sides discussed the China-U.S. relationship on the whole. President Xi stressed that a sound China-U.S. relationship benefits not only the two countries and their peoples, but also the whole world. Cooperation is the only correct choice for China and the United States.
President Trump noted the great responsibility the two nations have as major countries. He said the two should maintain communication and coordination on important issues, and can accomplish major achievements together. (Xinhua)