The President of the United States Donald trump and his Chinese counterpart XI Jinping talked over the phone on Thursday evening. It was the first conversation between them since trump took office.
The two leaders discussed "numerous issues" and discussed the policy of "one China" at the request of the si, the White house said. Since his election in November, President trump has challenged Beijing on several issues, and most controversially, overturned decades of diplomatic Protocol of questioning long-standing U.S. policy toward Taiwan.
China regards Taiwan as a breakaway province, and in 1979 the United States recognized the demand of Beijing that Taiwan is part of China. The Director of the Carnegie-Tsinghua, based in Beijing, said that the conversation was a positive step that will allow the two countries to solve problems such as North Korea.
Before taking office, trump has caused friction in the bilateral relationship, taking a phone call from the leader of Taiwan Tsai ing-Wen, and, in a January interview with The Wall Street Journal, he said, "Everything is under negotiation, including "one China.""
According to the Chinese foreign Ministry, XI told Trump that both countries are faced with complex global landscapes and countless problems, making cooperation even more necessary and urgent for China and the United States. Si also noted that she highly appreciates the attention of the trump that the US government will abide by the policy of "one China."
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