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US trade tariffs take the spotlight in EU-China summit

European Council warns against world powers starting a trade war as EU leaders met with Chinese counterparts in Beijing.

The president of the European Council has warned world powers against starting a trade war.

Donald Tusk made the comment as EU leaders meet their Chinese counterparts in Beijing during a two-day summit.

China wants to present a united front against US President Donald Trump‘s trade tariffs and the summit with the EU has provided a timely opportunity.

Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.