|16 January, 2020

Trump cites 'great position' for a Phase 2 trade talks with China

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday pointed to Phase 2 trade talks with China

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media after participating in a video teleconference with members of the U.S. military at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., December 24, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media after participating in a video teleconference with members of the U.S. military at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., December 24, 2019.

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WASHINGTON- U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday pointed to Phase 2 trade talks with China, a day after Washington and Beijing inked a preliminary Phase 1 agreement, but gave no other details about the next phase of negotiations.

"We are now in a great position for a Phase Two start," Trump tweeted.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Jon Boyle) ((202-898-8300; Reuters Messaging: susan.heavey.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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