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Chi, US have ‘common cause’: Trump advisor

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 Jan 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Davos (Switzerland), Jan 18: A top aide to US President-elect Dold Trump highlighted the shared interests between Chi and the US during a public event at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss ski resort here, a media report said on Wednesday. “The Chinese and the Americans have a common cause,” Anthony Scaramucci, Trump’s assistant and director of public liaison, told WEF moderator Philipp Rosler on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported. “I think we need to have a very strong bilateral relationship,” he added. Interviewed on the same day when President Xi Jinping gave a much-awaitted speech on the future of globalisation, Scaramucci said: “I respect Chi, I certainly respect the President of Chi, and we want to have a phenomel relationship with the Chinese.”

Xi on Tuesday called for joint efforts to chart the course of economic globalisation and forge new models of global growth, cooperation, governce and development. Trump comes to power at a time when Washington and other world capitals are struggling with an ever rising tide of tiolism, populism, trade protectionism and the urge to backtrack on globalisation. (IANS)

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