Trump says US, China to announce new site to ink trade deal soon

Presidents Trump and Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. (File photo: Reuters)

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the US and China would soon announce a new site where he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will sign a “Phase One” trade deal after Chile canceled a planned summit set for mid-November.

“China and the USA are working on selecting a new site for signing of Phase One of Trade Agreement,” Trump said on Twitter.

“The new location will be announced soon. President Xi and President Trump will do signing!”

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:01 - GMT 07:01