Kathmandu, August 16(Nepal Niti)-The president of the US Donald Trump has suggested a personal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss the political crisis engulfing Hong Kong. In a tweet Mr. Trump said he had zero doubt that Mr. Xi could humanely solve the Hong Kong problem. He also tied the protests to a US trade deal with Beijing, in the face of ongoing trade tensions.
Of course, China wants to make a deal. Let them work humanely with Hong Kong first, he tweeted. Mr. Trump’s comments come after weeks of tumultuous pro-democracy protests sparked by opposition to an extradition bill in Hong Kong.