China’s Government Threatens Retaliation Against US, Trump Calls For ‘Personal Meeting’ With Xi

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China’s Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said in an online post the government feels “severely violated” by Trump’s tariff escalation as it is not consistent with an agreement reached during the G-20 summit, CNBC wrote. Trump wrote in a Tweet Wednesday China President Xi Jinping is a “great leader who very much has the respect of his people.” He followed up that his Chinese counterpart likely wants to “quickly and humanely” reach a solution to the escalation of tensions and riots in Hong Kong.