Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and EL Salvador Foreign Minister Carlos Castaneda sign a joint communique on the establishment of diplomatic relations in Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Tuesday. (Photo by Xu JingXing/China Daily)
El Salvador has established new diplomatic relations with Beijing, breaking ties with Taiwan according to Xinhua.
President Sanchez Salem announced the formal establishment of diplomatic relations with China on the evening of the 20th local time, "breaking off diplomatic relations" with Taiwan. The news was announced on the Presidents Twitter account.