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Trump pledges to honor the “One China” following a phone call with President Xi

Saturday, February 11th 2017 - 08:20 UTC
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US President Donald Trump has climbed down on past threats and agreed to honour the so-called “One China” policy. He backed the long-standing agreement during a call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the White House said. The One China policy states that there is only one Chinese government. Read full article


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  • ElaineB

    He walked that one back. It is all failure and retreat for Trump.

    Feb 11th, 2017 - 10:37 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • :o))

    Xi trusts DT & DT trusts Xi and everything is resolved!

    Feb 11th, 2017 - 10:54 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • The Voice

    You misunderstand Trump Elaine, he wants mainland China to embrace the Taiwan model of democracy and abandon Communism.

    Feb 11th, 2017 - 11:10 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Voice

    Well done Mr Trump for taking that tough stance with the Chinese...

    Feb 11th, 2017 - 12:46 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Juan-Nichols

    The man changes on most everything he said.

    Prosecute Clinton
    Make Mexico pay for a wall on day one
    Total support for Israel
    Replace ACA with something “terrific” No for nothing but they had 6 years to create something!
    Spend a trillion dollars on infrastructure
    Drain the swamp by getting Wall St of DC
    #17 NEVER take a vacation as President.......2nd weekend he bolted.
    Bomb the shit out of ISIS
    #34 Negotiate the release of all U.S. prisoners held in Iran before taking office.
    Aggressively challenge China's power in the conceding one China?
    Aggressively challenge China's power in the world---does that include his wife daughter's Chinese imports?
    Grow the nation's economy by at least 6 percent.
    Cut the budget by 20 percent by simply renegotiating
    Use “common sense” to fix the mental health system and prevent mass destroying access to healthcare?
    Fix the background check system used when purchasing gun----good luck
    Sign an executive order calling for the death penalty for anyone found guilty of killing a police officer.....unknown to Trump......murder is a state crime. More unknown is that the judiciary is not under the control of president.
    End birthright citizenship......Constitutional issue....there again....things unknown to

    To name a few.

    Feb 11th, 2017 - 12:55 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • ElaineB

    @ Juan-Nichols

    Quite right.

    Trump has been applying his business model that is to go in hard and outrageous then back down to a compromise that should be more in his favour. In politics it does not work. Setting aside Trump's psychological problems, this is why it doesn't work to put an amateur in The White House. He has no political or diplomatic qualifications and he looks like a fool.

    Did anyone notice the handshake with Japan's Prime Minister at the press conference? It was like an arm-wrestle as Trump tried to make Shinzo Abe lean towards him. Haha!

    Feb 11th, 2017 - 01:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    Trump has pledged to honor MANY of his claims: REF:

    Feb 14th, 2017 - 09:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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