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FILE PHOTOS: A combination of file photos showing Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) at London's Heathrow Airport, October 19, 2015 and U.S. President Donald Trump posing for a photo in New York City, U.S., May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Lucas Jackson/File Photos

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss how to rein in North Korea with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this week in what a senior White House official said on Tuesday was a test for the U.S.-Chinese relationship.

Briefing reporters on the Trump-Xi meetings, the official said the president sees the meeting as the first step in a "results-oriented relationship" and that he wants economic ties that are fair, balanced and based on reciprocity.

(Reporting by Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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