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US and China agree to work together on North Korea

Tillerson ends meeting with Xi on warm note as they put aside differences on difficult issues

During the meeting between Mr Tillerson and Mr Xi at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Mr Xi said China and the US must strengthen coordination of hot regional issues, respect each other's core interests and major concerns, and protect the broad stability of ties.


WITH warm words from Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended his first trip to Asia since taking office with an agreement to work together with China on North Korea and to put aside trickier issues.

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