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Studio interview: What prompted Trump's tweets?


12-06-2016 05:27 BJT

For more on this, we are joined by Su Xiaohui, Deputy Director of the Department of International and Strategic Studies at the China Institute of International Studies.

Q1. The tweets came just two days after what the Foreign Ministry has called the 'petty action', Friday's phone call between US president-elect Donald Trump and the leader of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen.  It's not clear what prompted the tweets. Was that a move in ignorance of "foreign policy consequences"? Or was his Twitter activity an intentional action?

Q2. In your opinion, given the uncertainties of Trump's policies and actions, how should China respond?

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