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Trump to honor 'one China' policy

US president had been making Beijing nervous by flirting with Taipei

BEIJING/TOKYO -- U.S. President Donald Trump told his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, that he will respect the "one China" policy.

Trump conveyed his message during "a lengthy telephone conversation" on Thursday evening Washington time, relieving tensions in the relationship that have built up since Trump began flirting with Taiwan in early December.

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