Taiwan in close communication with U.S.: Presidential Office

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/02/10
By: Sophia Yeh, Kao Chao-fen and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Feb. 10 (CNA) Taiwan maintains close contacts and communications with the United States, helping ensure “zero surprises,” the Presidential Office said Friday, in response to a telephone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (習近平) a day earlier.

It was the first conversation between Trump and Xi since Trump took office last month.

According to the White House, the two leaders discussed “numerous topics,” and Trump committed to honoring the “one China” policy at Xi’s request after having suggested in December that U.S. backing for the policy might be contingent on a trade deal with Beijing.    [FULL  STORY]

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