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China’s Xi Jinping wishes Trump speedy recovery

/ 08:19 PM October 03, 2020
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(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on May 14, 2020 shows recent portraits of China’s President Xi Jinping (L) and US President Donald Trump. (Photos by Dan Kitwood and Nicholas Kamm / various sources / AFP)

BEIJING—Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message to U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania on Saturday, wishing them a speedy recovery from the coronavirus, Chinese state television reported.

Trump, who announced early on Friday he had contracted COVID-19, was taken to a hospital near Washington later in the day in what the White House called a precautionary measure.

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He has sparred with Beijing over its handling of the virus, heightening tensions between the two countries.

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