FILE PHOTO: National security adviser Robert O’Brien attends a briefing on the situation with Iran in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 10, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, acknowledged that the coronavirus outbreak could impact the Phase One trade deal between the United States and China, a CNN reporter said on Twitter bit.ly/31Lafhb on Tuesday.
“This could have an impact on the phase one deal,” O’Brien told an audience at the Atlantic Council in remarks on the outbreak, according to the CNN reporter.
Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler