Trump congratulates China's Xi on 'extraordinary elevation'

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Posted: Oct 25, 2017 3:44 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping to congratulate him on a new leadership lineup unveiled at the Chinese ruling Communist Party Congress.

The two also discussed North Korea and trade, Trump said in a Twitter post. "Spoke to President Xi of China to congratulate him on his extraordinary elevation. Also discussed NoKo & trade, two very important subjects!" he wrote.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by David Alexander)