China and US should handle issues properly

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According to the Chinese President Xi Jinping, China and US should handle sensitive issues in their bilateral ties properly. He told visiting Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that cooperation between the two countries was the only correct choice. President Xi also said that the two countries should enhance coordination on regional hotspot issues, respect each other’s core interests and major concerns and encourage friendly exchanges.

Trump has earlier branded China as a currency manipulator stealing American jobs and also threatened to impose 45 percent tariffs on Chinese goods. Before Tillerson’s visit, Trump even tweeted that North Korea is behaving very badly and has been playing the United States for years, whereas China has done little to help the situation.

China and U.S. has been dealing with a number of contentious issues including the South China Sea, the status of Taiwan, trade as well as the North Korean missile and nuclear threats.

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Trump defends his pick for Secretary of State

On Tuesday, Trump defended his choice of Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, as the Secretary of State. He tried to brush off the concerns of both the Democrats and Republicans that Rex was too close to the Russian President Vladimir Putin.

All this comes in contrast with the already ongoing debate that Russia wanted Trump to win the 2016 Elections, and helped the votes by hacking into the system. At Exxon Mobil, Rex Tillerson has lobbied to lift sanctions that the U.S. imposed on Russia for its occupation of Crimea and its military intervention in Ukraine. The sanctions have blocked giant Exxon Mobil projects in Russia.

Trump believes that Tillerson will help reverse “years of foreign policy blunders and disasters.” He talked about Paul D. Ryan, the House Speaker, and mentioned that he is “like a fine wine. Every day goes by, I get to appreciate his genius more and more. Now, if he ever goes against me, I’m not going to say that, OK?” Read the full article here.