China's top diplomat holds talks at White House, meets Trump

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 27, 2017 3:12 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi met U.S. President Donald Trump and held talks with his senior advisers at the White House on Monday, the White House said.

Yang led a six-person delegation that held talks with Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster, Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner and other officials, White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a daily news briefing.

After the meeting, Yang "had an opportunity to say hi to the president," Spicer added.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Washington Newsroom; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)