BEIJING — Premier Li Keqiang said on March 15 that the one-China policy will remain as the foundation of China-US relations.
Addressing a press conference after the conclusion of the annual session of China’s national legislature, Premier Li said President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump have talked to each other over the phone after Trump took office, and the two leaders have agreed to push forward China-US relations.
He noted that the US President and senior officials from his administration have explicitly stated that the United States will continue to follow the one-China policy.
“This policy constitutes the political foundation of China-US relations, which has remained unshaken in spite of the changing circumstances, nor can this foundation be undermined,” Premier Li said.
“With that foundation in place, we believe there are bright prospects for China-US cooperation,” he added.