Donald Trump lay the first stone with China.
US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping. The letter is Donald’s first direct approach to Chinese President since Trump took office. The letter by Donald thanked Mr. Xi for congratulating him on his inauguration. He also signs towards looking forward to ‘constructive’ US-China relations.
The letter by President Trump also wished the Chinese people a prosperous Lunar New Year of the Rooster.
Confirming the receival of letter China said it attached great importance to US-China relations.
Donald Trump has sent a letter to Xi Jinping
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China eulogizes Trump for sending Lunar New Year greetings to the Chinese people. He also mentioned that the co-operation between the two countries was the only option.
Since Trump took office the pair hasn’t talked directly although Trump and Xi did talk soon after Trump won the US presidential election in November.
US-China relations in recent months.
Recently in the month of December Trump took a call from Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, The action angered China as this was the first time after 1979 when a President of US or a President-elect involved with Taiwan.
Mr. Trump has also challenged Beijing on a sensitive issue like South China sea.
In the month of December just before his inauguration, the president-elect posted several tweets criticizing China for its operations in the South China Sea and its exchange rate policy.
China has repeatedly said it has smooth contacts with the Trump team.
The Foreign Ministry in Beijing said last week the two countries were remaining “in close touch”.Our take on the matter