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Trump Reaffirms ‘One-China’ Stance in First Call With Xi

  • Agreed at Xi’s request to honor long-held policy: White House
  • Chinese leader expresses willingness to boost U.S. investment
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Trump Holds Call With China's XI, Honors One-China Policy

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Donald Trump reaffirmed the U.S.’s support for the ‘One-China’ policy in his first phone call as president with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, easing a key source of diplomatic tension between the world’s two largest economies.

“The two leaders discussed numerous topics and President Trump agreed, at the request of President Xi, to honor our ‘One-China’ policy,” the White House said in a statement Thursday. “They also extended invitations to meet in their respective countries. President Trump and President Xi look forward to further talks with very successful outcomes.”