Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi meets with US President Donald Trump

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China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi arrives for a photo opportunity with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State department in Washington,DC on February 8, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / Eric BARADAT)

Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House Friday.

The two discussed the growing Sino-U.S. relations, as well as their shared common interests and important responsibilities in safeguarding world peace, stability and prosperity.

State Councillor Yang Jiechi also discussed the evolving relationships between President Trump and President Xi Jinping.

CGTN’s Nathan King reports with the latest.