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China strikes back at Trump, says the one-China policy ‘non-negotiable’

 

China said on Sunday that his one-China policy “non-negotiable”, after President-elect, Donald Trump, proposed that he could use, the American policy on Taiwan as a means of pressure between the two sides.

China Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang reiterated in a statement that the “government of the people’s Republic of China the sole legitimate government representing China.”

“This is the fact, recognized by the international community and no one can change that,” Lu ” added.

Since Beijing in 1979, recognizing, Washington only unofficial relations with Taiwan, the self — government of the island, which Beijing considers its territory-a status quo that Trump has repeatedly threatened, again, to overturn, to win the November election.

Trump told The Wall Street Journal on Friday that “everything is in negotiation, among other things, ‘one China.'” The interview is Trumping the last indication that he was going to shake up U.S. relations with China, especially on Taiwan, which China considers a core national interest.

China had already chattering about trump, the call with the President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, the first time an American President or the president-elect, had publicly, Taiwan’s market leader spoken in almost four decades.

Trump then said in a television interview that he felt “bound to the one-China policy, unless we make a deal with China to do with other things, including trade.”

After the attack on China repeatedly during his campaign, Trump has further reduce, China put at a disadvantage on his Twitter account about his military build-up in disputed areas of the South China sea, supposedly, the Manipulation of its currency to American companies, and not doing enough to curb North Korea’s nuclear program.

He also announced that a new White House trade Council is headed by the economists Peter Navarro, an outspoken critic of Chinese economic policy, wrote a book with the title “Death By China.”

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Trump told the magazine, he would not label China a currency manipulator as soon as he takes office, although he repeated his assertion that China manipulates the yuan.

So far, Beijing has reiterated, to negotiate his refusal, on Taiwan, and to press for the positive cooperation between the two sides, although the national media seems to have some strongly-worded editorials attack on Trump.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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