Want China Times
US president Barack Obama reiterated Friday his “strong commitment” to Washington’s
One-China policy based on the three joint communiques and the Taiwan Relations Act during his meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping at the White House.
At a joint news conference held in the White House Rose Garden after the meeting, Obama said his talks with Xi covered six main issues: the bilateral economic relationship, climate commitment, security in the Asia Pacific, international security, human rights and expanding the connections between the peoples of the two countries.
Obama mentioned the Taiwan Relations Act while discussing security in the Asia Pacific.
“I reiterated my strong commitment, as well, to our One-China policy based on the Three Joint Communiques and the Taiwan Relations Act,” Obama told reporters at the news conference, with Xi standing beside him.
Obama said he and Xi had candid discussions on the East and South China Seas and he reiterated the right of all countries to freedom of navigation and overflight and to unimpeded commerce. [FULL STORY]