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Trump praises Xi's 'kind words,' predicts 'great progress' on trade

AFP  |  Washington 

US today seized on seemingly conciliatory remarks from Chinese leader Xi Jinping, praising Beijing's "kind words" as a breakthrough in the looming trade war between the two countries.

"Very thankful for Xi of China's kind words on tarrifs [sic] and automobile barriers...also, his enlightenment on intellectual property and technology transfers," he tweeted.

"We will make great progress together!" Trump predicted, hailing the speech in which Xi renewed a commitment to

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 00:15 IST