Chinese President Xi Jinping said he appreciated his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, for stressing that the U.S. government adheres to the one-China policy.
Xi made the remarks in a phone conversation held Friday with Trump, in which Xi indicated that the one-China policy is the political basis of China-U.S. relations.
China will work with the United States to enhance communication and cooperation so that bilateral ties can advance in a sound and stable manner and yield more fruits to benefit the two peoples and people of all countries in the world, Xi said.
Trump said he fully understands the high significance of the U.S. government's pursuit of the one-China policy, adding that the U.S. government adheres to the one-China policy.
They agreed to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation in trade and economy, investment as well as international affairs. During their first phone call since Trump's inauguration, the two leaders also agreed to keep close contact with each other, and to exchange views in a timely manner on issues of common concern.