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Trump confirms he won't meet with China's Xi before March 1 trade deadline

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump confirmed on Thursday that 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 by a reporter 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." (Reporting by Jeff Mason and Alexandra Alper; Editing by James Dalgleish)(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 01:31 IST