Friday, February 10, 2017

In Shift, Trump Tells Xi He will Honor 'One China' Policy

In Shift, Trump Tells Xi He Will Honor 'One China' Policy

 Chinese President XI Jinping

President Trump spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump stated that he supports the 'One China' policy that the U.S. has supported for several decades.  In a recent shift, Trump stated he would support 'One China' policy.  Prior to the presidential election, Trump had considered using Taiwan as leverage concerning negotiations over trade, national security and other sensitive issues.

More than two months after deviating from decades of diplomacy in regards to Taiwan, Trump accepts a phone call from the Chinese president and Trump promised not to upend relations between the two largest economies.  The policy has been in place since 1979 where the U.S. has only unofficial ties with Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory.  Click on the link from to read the rest of the story. 

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