In his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his counterpart a Chinese calligraphy scroll with the aphorism “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Despite the lofty stakes involved in one of the world’s most important bilateral relationships, the achievements of the Mar-a-Lago meeting were modest, amounting to a strong introduction between the two world leaders and a springboard for future high-level discussions on economic and security issues of mutual concern, such as North Korea’s nuclear and missile program and bilateral trade.

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