U.S. has not changed ‘one China’ policy: State Department

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/03/08
By: Rita Cheng and Elizabeth Hsu

Washington, March 7 (CNA) The U.S. State Department said Tuesday that there has been no change to the country’s “one China” policy since President Donald Trump took office in January.

At a news conference, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in response to a reporter’s question that the United States’ long-standing policy on cross-Taiwan Strait issues remained the same.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made that clear during his confirmation hearing in January and President Trump later agreed in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) to honor the “one China” policy, Toner said.    [FULL  STORY]

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