China-US relations have reached 'hinge moment', says Xi
The Chinese premier made the cautionary statement when he met his US counterpart Barack Obama for the last time on the sidelines of the?Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima, Peru.
Lima District, Lima Region, Peru
Nov 20, 2016, 12.35 AM
China's President Xi Jinping said his country's ties with the United States had reached a 'hinge moment', indirectly hinting at difficult moments Beijing may encounter when Donald Trump assumes the presidency.
Xi said he hoped that the two countries would continue to "manage differences" in the future and urged the incoming Trump administration to "make sure there is a smooth transition in the relationship".
Xi said he hoped the two countries would continue to 'manage differences' in the future