The Xi-Trump Summit at Mar-a-Lago


Two of the world’s most powerful leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump, met at a private retreat of the latter. Both leaders are daring and ambitious in their approaches but equally ready to understand each other. This was the first interaction between the two leaders after President Trump assumed presidency. Earlier, they had had telephonic conversations at the time when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with President Trump at the same retreat in February. Both leaders have been trying to manage differences in mutual relations and share global perspectives. They agreed that their first meeting was “positive and fruitful”, if not substantial from other point of views.

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