White House official: North Korea is test for U.S.-China relations

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 04, 2017 5:41 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss how to rein in North Korea with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this week in what a senior White House official said on Tuesday was a test for the U.S.-Chinese relationship.

Briefing reporters on the Trump-Xi meetings, the official said the president sees the meeting as the first step in a "results-oriented relationship" and that he wants economic ties that are fair, balanced and based on reciprocity.

(Reporting by Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler)