December 1, 2018 / 11:49 PM / 16 days ago

Trump, Xi wrap up dinner meeting in Argentina

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a working dinner after the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up a dinner meeting on Saturday in Argentina lasting about two and a half hours with no immediate comment from representatives for either country.

Trump and Xi sat down with their aides for a working dinner at the end of a two-day gathering of world leaders in Buenos Aires. Trump said ahead of the dinner he hoped they would achieve “something great” on trade for both countries during a high-stakes summit aimed at defusing a damaging tariffs war between Washington and Beijing.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton in Buenos Aires; Writing by David Shepardson in Washington; Editing by Will Dunham

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