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Trump thanks Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, move irks China


Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday thanked Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen for congratulating him on his win over Hillary Clinton last month.

“The President of Taiwan CALLED ME today to wish me congratulations on winning the Presidency. Thank you!,” a Trump tweet read.

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“Interesting how the U.S. sells Taiwan billions of dollars of military equipment but I should not accept a congratulatory call,” a subsequent tweet read.

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Meanwhile, Trump’s direct interaction with Tsai Ing-Wen has irked China.

After a severed diplomatic ties with the island nation in 1979, Trump is the first President or a President-elect to speak to a Taiwanese leader directly.


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