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US Secretary of State to visit China

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit China today and brief China on the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and the top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

Pompeo’s visit is at the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said yesterday at a daily press briefing.

The two sides will exchange opinions on bilateral ties and important international and regional issues of common concern, Geng said.

Calling Pompeo’s visit “an important high-level exchange between the two sides,” Geng expressed China’s hope to promote understanding, manage differences and expand cooperation with the United States.

Maintaining sound and stable development of ties between China and the United States is not only in the interests of the two sides, but also of the whole world, and the international community looks forward to it, Geng said. (Xinhua)