BEIJING (China) March 30 (APP): Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet
with the United States President Donald Trump in Florad on April 6-7, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Lu Kang announced here on Thursday.
During his regular press briefing, he said, President Xi, prior to his
visit to the USA, would pay a state visit to Finland from April 4 to 6.
“At the invitation of President Sauli Niinisto of the Republic of
Finland and President Donald Trump of the United States of America, President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Finland from April 4 to 6, and meet with President Trump at Mar-a-lago, Florida, the United States from April 6 to 7,” Lu said.
Xi’s visit to Finland will be his first trip to a European Union
member state this year, and also Xi’s first visit to northern Europe as president, Lu added.
“This shows the importance China attaches to a future-oriented new
type of partnership with Finland, and support for the EU,” the spokesperson added.
About China-US trade relations, Lu said, the two countries’ trade and economies were highly complementary.
This will be the first meeting between Xi and Trump since Trump assumed office in January.