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.

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