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White House adviser: Trump, Xi meeting still possible: Fox News

U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping arrive for a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Trump may still meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the near future, White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Monday, striking a positive note about the possibility of a U.S.-China a trade deal.

“It’s possible ... He wants to meet with President Xi very soon,” Conway told Fox News in an interview. Asked if the two countries were getting close to a trade agreement, she said: “It looks that way, absolutely.”

Reporting by Susan Heavey and Lisa Lambert

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