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op politics and current affairs news for April 13, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina news roundup "China: Palestinians must be allowed to build an independent state."
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Lucas Niewenhuis

More than 24 hours after Xi Jinping’s phone call with Donald Trump, an article (in Chinese) about the conversation is still one of the top headlines on Chinese state media. There is plenty of other reporting and punditry on the new American president and what he means for China and North Korea, but not much is clear except that Donald Trump has reversed much of his campaign rhetoric, and that China may be willing to give some concessions to the U.S. on trade and North Korea. A sampling of the coverage is below:

By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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