China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang confirmed today that Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida April 6-7, according to Reuters

It will be the Xi's first meeting with Trump, and it comes at a time when the two countries are engulfed in crucial issues including North Korea and trade disputes in the South China Sea.

Lu spoke of the need for the two world leaders to concentrate on the bigger picture while fostering mutual interests in trade.

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"The market dictates that interests between our two countries are structured so that you will always have me and I will always have you," Lu said.