Saturday, December 17, 2016

China Considers Arming US Enemies In Response To ‘Diplomatic Rookie’ Trump

President-elect Donald Trump’s repeated questioning of the “one China” policy has stirred “serious concerns” in China.
China’s foreign ministry warned that cooperation “is out of the question” if the U.S. refuses to accept the “one China” policy and respect China’s core interests.
The U.S. has embraced the one China Policy since 1972, when Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger met Chairman Mao Zedong. In 1978, Jimmy Carter recognized the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as the only China.
Donald Trump and Tsai Ing-wen 
(Evan Vucci, Chiang Ying-ying / AP)
U.S.-China tensions spiked after Trump accepted a call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Dec. 2. Chinese officials said an inexperienced Trump fell prey to a “petty trick” by Taiwan and called Trump a “diplomatic rookie.”
But, Trump revealed Sunday that he knew exactly what he was doing.
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