Trump says Chinese welcome was ‘magnificent’

Members of an honor guard march as they prepare for a welcome ceremony for visiting U.S. President Donald Trump outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump says a military parade China arranged in his honor was magnificent and “the world was watching.”Trump says people from “all parts of the world” have already called him about it. He did not explain, but added that “nothing you can see is so beautiful.”

Trump commented at a meeting Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Trump is on a state visit to China, the third stop on his five-nation tour of Asia.

President Donald Trump is hailing his personal relationship with China’s president and says they’ll work together to solve not only their mutual problems but also “world problems and problems of great danger and security.”

Says Trump: “I believe we can solve almost all of them and probably all of them.”

Trump spoke at a meeting Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Trump also complained about U.S. trade with China getting “so far out of kilter” and pledged to Xi that they will make it fair.

He also said that he Xi believe a solution exists to the problem of North Korea’s nuclear and missile weapons programs.

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