U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had a “very good talk” with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping regarding the trade deal between the two nations.  

“Had a very good talk with President Xi of China concerning our giant Trade Deal,” said Trump on Twitter, adding that Beijing has started “large scale purchases” of U.S. agricultural products.

He also said a formal signing of the two countries’ “phase-one” trade deal is being arranged.

“Also talked about North Korea, where we are working with China, & Hong Kong (progress!),” Trump wrote.

The talk came a week after the world’s

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