Foreign ministry: Taiwan, US to maintain close communication

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-02-11

The foreign ministry says that communication between Taipei and Washington remains

Foreign ministry spokesperson Eleanor Wang – (CNA file photo)


Ministry spokesperson Eleanor Wang said Saturday that the two sides will stay in close contact and continue to uphold a policy of avoiding surprises.

Wang’s statement comes after the White House announced a call between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. In the call, Trump reportedly said that the US will continue its One-China policy.

Wang said that Taiwan understands the importance the US government places on peace and stability in East Asia. She also said that it is in the United States’ interests to maintain both friendly ties with Taiwan and peace in East Asia.  [FULL  STORY]

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