China's Xi asks Starbucks' Schultz to help promote U.S.-China cooperation - state media

14 Jan 2021 / 11:52 H.

    SHANGHAI, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping encouraged Starbucks' former chairman Howard Schultz and the coffee company to play an active role in promoting U.S.-China trade cooperation and bilateral ties, state media reported on Thursday.

    State broadcaster CCTV said Xi made the remarks in a message when replying to Schultz, who also holds the honorary title of Starbucks' chairman emeritus. (Reporting by Brenda Goh Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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