The China Post
Date: December 15, 2016
By: Joseph Yeh
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A former senior U.S. official on Wednesday stressed the importance of
“continuity and consistency” in U.S. policy toward Taiwan in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s questioning of the “one China” policy.
“The United States and Taiwan have had a policy that has served us well for decades — (a policy) that any issues are resolved through mutual agreement, that we strive for peace and prosperity,” Wendy Sherman, former U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs, told reporters in Taipei when asked to comment on the U.S.’ “one China” policy.
“It is very important to have continuity and consistency,” she said.
“The U.S. also believes it is very important that no country be intimidated or isolated, that no entity in the world face intimidation or isolation,” she added. [FULL STORY]