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    Trump Calls Xi's Visit to US 'Very Successful,' Hopes to Visit China

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    US President Donald Trump has called on Wednesday the recent visit of Chinese leader Xi Jinping to the United States successful and expressed hope to visit China in the near future.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Trump and Xi held a phone conversation.

    "I was very pleased to accept President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago, and to hold a meeting with him. This meeting was very successful. Maintaining close contacts between the two leaders is very important. I hope to make a state visit to China," Trump was quoted as saying by CCTV.

    Xi and Trump held a meeting on April 6-7 at US leader's Mar-a-Lago residence in the state of Florida.

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