Washington (CNN)President-elect Donald Trump again signaled Sunday a willingness to confront Beijing, questioning whether the United States should keep its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of “one China.”

bn-qd624_pw1007_j_20161006181224

“I fully understand the ‘one China’ policy, but I don’t know why we have to be bound by a ‘one China’ policy unless we make a deal with China having to do with other things, including trade,” Trump said on “Fox News Sunday.”

Trump had set off a diplomatic controversy when he took a call from Taiwan’s leader. The United States recognizes Taiwan as part of China — and Chinese officials were furious over the first conversation in decades between a Taiwanese leader and a US President or President-elect.

Washington (CNN)President-elect Donald Trump again signaled Sunday a willingness to confront Beijing, questioning whether the United States should keep its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of “one China.”

“I fully understand the ‘one China’ policy, but I don’t know why we have to be bound by a ‘one China’ policy unless we make a deal with China having to do with other things, including trade,” Trump said on “Fox News Sunday.”

239c30be36b232afc0a7ed3bb3a384ea

Trump had set off a diplomatic controversy when he took a call from Taiwan’s leader. The United States recognizes Taiwan as part of China — and Chinese officials were furious over the first conversation in decades between a Taiwanese leader and a US President or President-elect.

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This