UPDATED 10:25 AM PT — Tuesday, June 18, 2019
President Trump recently spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping regarding trade negotiations. In a tweet Tuesday, the president said he had a “very good” talk with the Chinese leader via telephone.
Although no details from that discussion were released, the president said the two will continue talks next week at the G20 summit in Japan. He added, members of both respective teams will also hold talks prior to the meeting.
Had a very good telephone conversation with President Xi of China. We will be having an extended meeting next week at the G-20 in Japan. Our respective teams will begin talks prior to our meeting.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2019
This comes after the president threaten to impose additional tariffs on China if its president did not attend the G20 summit to discuss trade.