Former U.S. Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger (L) and Madeleine Albright react with eath other at an event called "Leaders Speak: Secretaries of State," in New York, the United States, on Dec. 5, 2016. Former U.S. Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright stressed the importance of the U.S.-China relationship during the event on Monday, while expressing optimism for cooperation between the two countries as the U.S. moves to transition into the Trump administration. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)
White House reaffirms one-China stance after Trump's talk with Taiwan leader
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- The White House on Friday reaffirmed backing for its long-standing one-China policy and the three China-U.S. joint communiques, after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump received a telephone call from Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen.
"We remain firmly committed to our one-China policy based on the three joint communiques," White House National Security Council spokesman Ned Price told local media. "Our fundamental interest is in peaceful and stable cross-strait relations." Full story
Commentary: China-U.S. relations need to withstand headwinds, defend common interests
BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Facing doubts and worries about the direction of China-U.S. ties in the next four years, it is imperative that the worlds's two biggest economies hold on to a cooperative spirit and stand firm against any temptation to undercut each other's core interests.
It is no surprise that every move and every statement of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, a controversial political newcomer who won Washington's top job against the odds, are put under a magnifying glass. Full story