Xi, Trump exchange views on G20 summit, Korean Peninsula via phone

Source: Xinhua| 2017-07-03 13:44:40|Editor: Xiang Bo
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BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump held a telephone conversation on Monday, exchanging views on bilateral ties, the upcoming G20 summit and the Korean Peninsula issue.

During the conversation, Xi stressed that important results have been achieved in bilateral relations between China and the United States since the Mar-a-Lago meeting between the two heads of state.

Meanwhile, China-U.S. relations have also been affected by some negative factors, and the Chinese side has already expressed its position to the United States, Xi said.

The Chinese president also said that his country attaches great importance to Trump's reaffirmation that the United States will adhere to the one-China policy.

China hopes that the United States will handle the Taiwan issue appropriately in accordance with the one-China principle and the three China-U.S. joint communiques, Xi said.

The two presidents also discussed the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula.