White House denies report China's Liu He plans to leave Washington on Thursday: CNBC




White House denies report China\
White House denies report China\'s Liu He plans to leave Washington on Thursday: CNBC  

(Reuters) - The White House has denied a report from the South China Morning Post that said that Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is planning to leave Washington on Thursday after just one day of minister-level meetings, a CNBC reporter said on Twitter.

"We are not aware of a change in the Vice Premier's travel plans at this time," a White House spokesman told CNBC.

Liu is still scheduled to leave on Friday evening, CNBC reported, citing an official.

When asked if a breakthrough can be expected in the China talks this week, the official told CNBC that U.S. President Donald Trump has not yet made up his mind.


(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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