5 key points to watch at Trump-Xi meeting

Major contentious issues that Trump and Xi will mostly likely discuss during their ‘very difficult’ summit tomorrow

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/04/07
By: David Spencer, Taiwan News, Contributing Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — US President Donald Trump is currently meeting the President

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, sit as they pose for photographers before a meeting at Mar-a-Lago, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

of China, Xi Jinping for the first face-to-face talks between the leaders of the world’s two big super-powers.

After dining together last night at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, they will meet again today and have a working lunch before the summit concludes.

One issue we know is definitely off the agenda is golf. While Trump is a keen fan of the sport and has previously enjoyed a round with other world leaders, including Japanese President Shinzō Abe, China’s attempt to clamp down on corruption among Communist Party officials has seen them banned from playing.

But there are a number of other issues which are expected to come up at what Trump has said he expects to be “a very difficult” summit. These are five key issues expected to arise:    [FULL  STORY]

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