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Trump speaks to China, Japan leaders about North Korea meeting

President Trump has been having conversations with foreign leaders about his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced last Thursday.

Why it matters: Axios' Bill Bishop,reported on Friday that China saw this as "a step in the right direction," and will be happy about lowered tensions in the region.

  • But remember: Last year, Japanese Prime Minster Abe called the idea of diplomacy and dialogue with North Korea a "dead end."