US Secretary of State to visit China, talk about Trump-Kim summit

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit China on Thursday at the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Foreign Ministry said.
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In this file photo taken on June 7, 2018, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit China on Thursday and brief China on the summit between US President Donald Trump and the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

Pompeo's visit is at the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Wednesday at a daily press briefing.

The two sides will exchange opinions on bilateral ties and important international and regional issues of common concern, Geng said.

Calling Pompeo's visit "an important high-level exchange between the two sides," Geng expressed China's hope to promote understanding, manage differences and expand cooperation with the United States.

Maintaining sound and stable development of ties between China and the United States is not only in the interests of the two sides, but also of the whole world, and the international community looks forward to it, Geng said. 

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