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HIROYUKI AKITA, Nikkei commentator November 10, 2017 13:39 JST
TOKYO -- Chinese President Xi Jinping played a diplomatic game for U.S. President Donald Trump's latest visit to China in an apparent bid to win a deal over North Korea.
Xi sought to avert strong calls from Trump for China to get tough on North Korea by laying on lavish "state-visit-plus" red-carpet treatment for the U.S. leader.
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