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The third round of negotiations between China and the United States to end their trade war began Thursday in Beijing as the parties try to close their differences before a Mar. 1 deadline.

The official Chinese news agency Xinhua confirmed the start of the high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing on Thursday morning in a ceremony chaired by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.