The Latest: China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump

ABC News | 6/11/2019 | Staff
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The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China and their wider impact, especially on technology giant Huawei (all times local):

5:55 p.m.

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A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has refrained from saying if President Xi Jinping intends to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump during a summit in Osaka later this month.

Geng Shuang said Tuesday when asked by reporters about a possible meeting that the Chinese side would release information when it is available. He reiterated Beijing's stance that it does not want a trade war but is not afraid to fight one.

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Trump earlier said that he expects to meet with Xi in Osaka but step up tariffs on Chinese goods if they don't meet.

Geng said that if the U.S. was ready to hold "equal consultations" the door was wide open. He added, "But if it insists on...
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