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16 CHINAREPORT I May 2017


Chinese analysts hailed the positive energy of the first meeting between Chinese


President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump. But can the ‘friendship’ forged


between the two transform the most important bilateral relationship in the world?


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The first meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US
counterpart Donald Trump in the Mar-a-Lago estate, Florida, April 6, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping, his wife Peng Liyuan, US President Donald
Trump and First Lady Melania Trump listen as Trump’s grandchildren sing a
Chinese folk song and recite classics of Chinese literature in the Mar-a-Lago
resort in Florida, the United States, April 6, 2017

Photo by xinhua

Photo by xinhua