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No talks between Trump and China's Xi before trade deadline

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By Jeff Mason and Steve HollandWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline set by the two countries to achieve a trade deal.Asked during an event in the Oval Office whether there would be a meeting before the deadline, Trump said: "No."When asked whether there would be a meeting in the next month or so, Trump said: "Not yet. Maybe. Probably too soon. Probably too soon."The remarks confirmed comments from administration officials who said the two men were unlikely to meet before the ...

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 05:21 IST
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