US President Donald Trump has initially ruled out a trade agreement with China in the second phase. The relationship between the two countries was severely damaged by Beijing̵
“The relationship with China has been badly damaged. I don’t think about it now,” Trump told Air Force One reporters Friday when asked about the trade deal.
Earlier this year, the Trump administration signed a mega-phase 1 deal with China after intense negotiations between the two countries.
Relations between Washington and Beijing have turned downward since the outbreak of the novel corona virus. US President Donald Trump has questioned how the Asian power plant deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two countries have also argued about China imposing a new national security law in Hong Kong, restrictions on American journalists, the treatment of Uyghur Muslims, and security measures in Tibet.
“The relationship with China was badly damaged. They could have stopped the plague, they could have stopped it (but) they didn’t stop it. They prevented it from getting to the rest of China from Wuhan Province. You could have done it. ” stopped the plague, they didn’t, “said Trump.
The corona virus, which first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan, claimed 3.1 million confirmed deaths in the United States, with over 1.30,000 deaths. The virus count in China is 4,641 with almost 85,000 confirmed infections.