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China's President Xi to attend G20 summit from June 27-29: Report

File photo: Chinese President Xi Jinping Photograph:( Reuters )

Reuters Beijing, Liaoning, China Jun 23, 2019, 08.44 AM (IST)

China's President Xi Jinping will attend the G20 summit in Japan next week, state-run Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, giving the first official confirmation of his attendance at a gathering where he is expected to meet US President Donald Trump.

The G20 summit will be held in the city of Osaka on June 27-29. Xinhua did not give further details.

Xi's meeting with Trump could be pivotal to getting negotiations back on track to de-escalate the US-China trade war.

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The G20 summit will be held in the city of Osaka on June 27-29. Xinhua did not give further details.