|President Trump in China
On Wednesday, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Beijing, People’s Republic of China, where they were welcomed by President Xi Jingping and Madame Peng Liyuan for tea, a tour of the Forbidden City, and a viewing of an opera performance in the evening. President Trump and President Xi discussed ways that the United States and China can continue to apply pressure on North Korea and strengthen the international resolve to de-nuclearize the regime entirely. Furthermore, President Trump stressed to President Xi that China’s unfair trade practices and America’s massive trade deficit with China is not sustainable and highlighted the Trump Administration’s determination to defend America’s economic interests.
Read President Trump and President Xi’s joint press statement here.