Following talks between the two leaders, Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart were committed to working toward a peaceful future for Afghanistan.
“President Xi and I are also committed to working toward a peaceful future for Afghanistan. Terrorists are a threat to all humanity. And we will stop radical Islamic terrorism,” he said in a press conference.
In addition, Trump said Washington and Beijing will focus strongly on drug trafficking.
The China foreign ministry also said that the two country have reached a consensus on fighting terrorism and upholding peace and stability in South Asia.
“The two sides discussed anti-terrorism issue and upholding peace and stability in south Asia and they reached a consensus on this,” China foreign ministry spokesperson, Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing.
Hua added that China and the U.S. share “common interests” in fighting terrorism and the two country stand for stronger anti-terrorism cooperation.