Donald Trump to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping

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During his presidential campaign, Trump accused China of unfair trade policies, criticized its island-building in the strategic South China Sea claimed by several countries, and accused it of doing too little to constrain its neighbor, North Korea.

Since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump has written a letter to Xi, seeking “constructive ties” and later speaking with him by phone.

In December, Trump incensed Beijing by taking a phone call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and later saying the United States did not have to stick to the so-called “one China” policy. Under that policy, Washington acknowledges the Chinese position that there is only one China, of which Taiwan is a part. Trump later agreed in a phone call with Xi to honor the policy.


Source: einnews.com