Spe­cial ar­range­ments set for Trump’s visit

China Daily (Latin America Weekly) - - Front Page - By AN BAIJIE in Bei­jing

China will make high-stan­dard ar­range­ments for the re­cep­tion of US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump and fully pre­pare to en­sure that the up­com­ing visit will be his­toric and suc­cess­ful, said a se­nior diplo­mat.

Trump’s visit to China from Wednesday to Fri­day will be the first by a head of state to China since the Com­mu­nist Party of China’s 19th Na­tional Congress, which ended on Oct 24, and it comes at a sig­nif­i­cant mo­ment in China-US re­la­tions, said Zheng Zeguang, vice-for­eign min­is­ter.

Apart from reg­u­lar ar­range­ments such as a wel­com­ing cer­e­mony, for­mal talks, re­cep­tion ban­quet and meet­ing with the me­dia, China has also set some in­for­mal in­ter­ac­tion pro­ce­dures that will pro­vide suf­fi­cient time for the two pres­i­dents to fully ex­change views on ma­jor is­sues that jointly con­cern the two sides, Zheng said.

In April, when Pres­i­dent Xi Jin­ping vis­ited Mar-aLago re­sort in Florida, Trump ar­ranged for a con­sid­er­ate and grand re­cep­tion for Xi, and in re­turn, China will also make some spe­cial ar­range­ments for the US pres­i­dent, Zheng added.

Ac­cord­ing to the vice-min­is­ter, the two pres­i­dents will ex­change views on hot top­ics such as bi­lat­eral trade and the Korean Penin­sula nuclear is­sue.

Zheng said he is op­ti­mistic about the fu­ture of China-US

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