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Chinese media warns Trump over Taiwan policy

Monday, January 09, 2017 - 01:05

State-run Chinese tabloid Global times warns U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that China would ''take revenge'' if he rolls back the one-China policy after Taiwan's president Tsai-Ing Wen makes a controversial stop in Houston, Texas. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Chinese media warning U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to stay away from Taiwan's leader, just hours after Tsai-Ing wen met with top Republican lawmakers on Sunday (January 8), including U.S. Senator and ex-presidential candidate Ted Cruz, during a Houston layover en route to Latin America. The state-run Global Times says China would seek to quote "take revenge" if Trump was to undermine the so-called one-China policy, which recognises Taiwan as a renegade province, not a country. It's not unusual for Taiwanese leaders to at visit lawmakers on trips to the U.S. But after Trump angered China by taking a phone call from Tsai last month, Beijing had asked Washington to bar her from entering. Ahead of the Taiwanese leader's visit, Trump said he had no plans to meet her... State media insisting Beijing owes the president-elect no gratitude for saying that. Tsai will pass through the U.S. again on her way home So far, it's unclear if she plans to risk further anger from Beijing by meeting with more American leaders.

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Chinese media warns Trump over Taiwan policy

Monday, January 09, 2017 - 01:05