India, Oct. 9 -- The US markets ended deeply in red on Tuesday following reports that the Trump administration imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials over abuses of Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region. The new visa restrictions come just two days before the US and China are scheduled to resume high-level trade talks in Washington. Optimism about the trade talks had already waned after a report that China is subtly toning down expectations ahead of this week's high-level negotiations. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is leading China's delegation to Washington but will not carry the title of special envoy for President Xi Jinping, an early indication that Liu has not been given any particular instructions from China's leader.

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