Amid escalating trade war, China announced it would respond in kind with 50 billion in tariffs on American goods, including agricultural products.
Playing to a home audience, Paris and London will send ships to the South China Sea.
White House could announce a list of tariffs on some $50 billion in duties on Chinese goods on Friday.
Document inked by two leaders seen as vague but full of promise amid questions of North Korea's sincerity and true intentions.
Protesters fear a bill that would let foreigners lease land for 99 years could lead to a dangerous level of Chinese investment
Democrats are heaping scorn on President Trump's tweet that 'There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea'.
In Seoul, the U.S. secretary of state said North must completely denuclearize before sanctions ease.
Some defectors are feeling betrayed by US president for his praise of Kim Jong Un during meeting in Singapore, rather than confronting him about widespread human rights violations committed by repressive government.
Trump says North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat,' but summit the Singapore agreement does not spell out terms of ending Pyongyang's nuclear program.
US president and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for several hours Tuesday before committing to establishing new relations.
US president, North Korean leader optimistic about talks, despite criticism.