Thursday, March 30, 2017
Chinese president to meet with Trump at Mar-a-Lago
President Trump will welcome his Chinese counterpart for a weekend at Mar-a-Lago next month, the White House and Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday.
“President Donald J. Trump will host President Xi Jinping of China at Mar-a-Lago April 6–7, 2017,” said the White House in a press release. “This will be the first meeting between President Trump and President Xi. The two leaders will discuss global, regional, and bilateral issues of mutual concern.”
The president and First Lady Melania Trump will also host Xi and Madame Peng Liyuan at a dinner on the the first night of the visit.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang didn’t provide additional details.