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Quote:Secret service teams clashed in November when Chinese agents tried to stop case carrying US nuclear codes from entering Beijing’s Great Hall of the People.

A skirmish involving the United States “nuclear football” reportedly broke out in Beijing last year just hours after Donald Trump had flown in for what he later hailed as an “absolutely terrific” visit.

Trump arrived in the Chinese capital on 8 November for what his hosts had promised would be a “state visit-plus”.

However, according to Axios, the visit’s first full day was marred when a scuffle between Chinese and American agents broke out as the US president visited the Great Hall of the People, the imposing Mao-era auditorium where he was due to meet his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

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