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US president Donald Trump will be okay with quite any outcome from widely anticipated talks with Chinese president xi Jinping this week that's according to a senior US official who spoke with voices the leaders of the world's two biggest economies are set to meet on the sidelines of the G. twenty summit starting on Friday in Japan the official who declined to be named says it's likely they'll meet on day two and it'll be the first face to face between the pair since late last year when the two met in Argentina where trump held up the personal chemistry between the two leaders as a way to getting a US China trade deal , this very special relationship that I have with president chief and %HESITATION I think that is going to be a very primary reason why will probably end up spending up getting something Washington and Beijing have been locked in a trade war for eleven months that scene the two slapping tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's imports , the conflict has roiled financial markets disrupted global supply chains and steam the outlook for growth will why when talks fell apart in may the US side accused China of backing away from its own commitments hence the hopes a top level meeting might get progress towards a deal back on track despite that it looks like trump is carefully managing expectations ahead of the meat the official source told Reuters quote he needs to see real structural reform in China before giving any ground and that nothing about that has changed it leaves open the possibility that trump maybe just testing the waters with she without committing to any concrete outcome but there are other positive signs officials from both sides have also been talking directly again this week ahead of G. twenty with Chinese vice premier Liu her China's front man in trade talks speaking on the phone with US trade representative Robert light highs and treasury secretary Stephen Nugent that's according to China's commerce ministry