World political figures back one-China policy
principle, and the country’s stance on the Taiwan question is unchanged.
“Australia’s position is as it Senior political figures has been since 1972, and that worldwide have voiced supis, we recognize the one-China port for the widely accepted policy, and it has been imporone-China principle after the tant for peace (and) stability policy was challenged by US in our region for countries to president-elect Donald continue to be consistent in Trump. this regard,” she said during
It has been globally an interview with Sky News acknowledged that the oneAustralia. China policy, the cornerstone She declined to comment of China’s diplomacy, should on Trump’s remarks challengnot be changed, since it is funing the one-China policy, saydamental to regional peace ing that “it would be much and stability, experts said. more productive if we wait
Australian Foreign Minister until he (Trump) is inauguratJulieed”.BishopsaidonWednesday that Australia upholds the Henry Kissinger, former US secretary of state, said on Wednesday that he expected that Trump would honor the one-China policy once the president-elect studies the framework more closely.
“It’s not the best way to make Taiwan the key issue at the beginning of this dialogue. It might not be the most efficient way,” he said during a panel discussion on “US-China Relations in the Trump-Xi Era” in New York.
“Every president of the United States since 1971 from both parties has accepted this framework,” said Kissinger.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that her country, Europe’s biggest economic power, won’t be changing its one-China policy.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told France 2 TV that Trump’s approach to China was “not very clever”.
US Senator John McCain told Reuters on Monday that he does not “respond to every comment by the presidentelect because it may be reversed the next day”.
Fan Jishe, a researcher of US studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said that if Trump’s “reckless” remarks on the Taiwan question are an indication of his foreign policy, China will no longer show restraint and will react much more strongly.