Want China Times
By: Sun Yang-ming
The US-Taiwan Business Council recently divulged that the US government
may sell an arms package to Taiwan, which would be the last of the Obama administration. If the report is true, the sale would create friction between China and the United States.
At a press conference on Sept. 25 during President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the US, he and President Obama both reiterated their commitment to the “one China” policy, in accordance with the Three Communiques issued in 1972 by the two countries.
However, less than a month after the press conference, the report of planned US arms sales to Taiwan has emerged.
At the press conference, Obama said Xi shared his views in terms of how he could move forward in a step-by-step way that would preserve Chinese unity. [FULL STORY]