Trump: China will get 'far better' trade deal if it solves North Korea threat

Trump: China will get 'far better' trade deal if it solves North Korea threat
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President Trump on Tuesday said he would negotiate a “far better” trade deal with China if Beijing solves the impending threat of a nuclear North Korea.

“I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the U.S. will be far better for them if they solve the North Korean problem!”  Trump wrote on Twitter.

“North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A.” the president added.

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The comments come several days after Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his private Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

The U.S. military over the weekend deployed a Navy strike group to the Korean Peninsula in response to concerns over North Korean aggression. 

North Korea’s foreign ministry on Monday slammed the United States for the deployment, saying it is prepared to defend itself against “reckless acts of aggression.”