Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the USA midterm elections

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"Regrettably we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election coming up in November against my administration", Trump said in a session of the United Nations Security Council.

President Donald Trump, elaborating on his charge at the United Nations that Beijing is meddling in USA elections, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that China placed "propaganda ads" made to look like news articles in an Iowa newspaper.

"China's market distortions and the way that they deal can not be tolerated", Trump said on Tuesday during his speech to the United Nations. criticizing China for their unfair trade practices.

"I am not in charge of the time-line of the United States", Netanyahu said.

Beijing sees Taiwan as part of its territory awaiting unification and is deeply suspicious of the island's relations with the US.

Trump also used his moment chairing the Security Council meeting about nuclear proliferation to issue a strong warning to nuclear-aspirant Iran, which he deemed the "world's leading sponsor of terror" fueling "conflict around the region and far beyond".

"We stop negotiation for now, acting tit for tat, roll out corresponding policies, hold public opinion at a good level without escalating it, limit scope, and strike accurately and carefully, splitting apart different domestic groups in USA", the propaganda memo stated.

The two leaders were expected to discuss the downed Russian plane in Syria, the threat posed by Iran's military in that country, the U.S. sanctions on Tehran and the White House pressure on the Palestinians in light of Trump's efforts to deliver a "peace deal", according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. The two nations have exchanged several rounds of tariffs.

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Republicans who represent areas hit hard by China's retaliatory tariffs have criticized Trump's tariffs, even as they say they agree with his position that China's approach to trade with the US must change.

Trump made the claim at the U.N. Wednesday but didn't offer any specifics.

Trump said that after that, the U.S.

President Trump imposed tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese goods on Monday, with Beijing accusing Washington of "economic intimidation".

Netanyahu has said that any future Palestinian state must be demilitarized and must recognize Israel as the state of the Jewish people - conditions that Palestinians say show he is not honest about peacemaking. "But I think two-state solution works best", he added, motioning to Mr Netanyahu, who did not respond.

Asked what Israel might have to give up in return for the embassy's move to Jerusalem, Trump replied: "I took probably the biggest chip off the table".

"The United States lost over 3 million manufacturing jobs, almost a quarter of all steel jobs, and 60,000 factories after China joined the WTO", Trump said on Tuesday.

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