PressTV-‘China, US working to remove all tariffs after trade truce’

China and the United States have started working toward removing all the tariffs they have imposed on each other in a trade war, the Chinese Foreign Ministry says, shortly after Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump agreed to temporarily suspend the months-long trade war.

The ministry’s spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a daily news briefing on Monday that the Chinese and American presidents had instructed their economic teams to work toward removing all tariffs, Reuters reported.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua also reported that the two leaders had “instructed the economic teams of both sides to step up negotiations toward the removal of all additional tariffs and reach a concrete deal that is mutually beneficial and win-win.”

Trump and Xi reached an agreement over dinner on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the Argentinean capital, Buenos Aires, on Saturday, after months of tough negotiations over trade and tariffs on hundreds of…

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