China Denounces US' Scrapped Taiwan Diplomacy Rules

Law360 (January 11, 2021, 7:12 PM EST) -- China condemned the Trump administration's decision to lift restrictions governing how American diplomats interact with Taiwanese officials, cautioning Monday that the U.S. was "walking a dangerous path" in the Taiwan Strait.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's move voiding restrictions on how American officials handle diplomatic encounters with their Taiwanese counterparts was a violation of the "one-China principle," the official policy enshrining China as the sole sovereign over the Chinese people.

"The Chinese people is firmly determined to safeguard sovereignty and territorial integrity," Zhao said. "We will never allow anyone or any...

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