Trump-Xi Meeting in Iowa Would Be Poignant Reminder of Better US-China Ties
|11/06/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that he could sign a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Iowa has set off a flurry of excitement in Muscatine, Iowa, a city on the banks of the Mississippi River that has hosted Xi twice since 1985.
Xi received a key to the 24,000-population city during his first visit, when he led an agricultural study group and stayed at the home of a local family. He also met and befriended then-governor Terry Branstad, who is now Trump’s ambassador to Beijing.
Xi returned with much fanfare in 2012 as China’s vice president, visiting that home read more >>>