Want China Times
By: Staff Reporter
Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je’s statement in a recent interview is in accordance with the 1992
Consensus and the One China Policy, said an expert familiar with Taiwan’s affairs, reports our sister paper Want Daily.
The Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) of China’s State Council said they recognized and welcomed Ko’s remark. The unnamed expert said that China has held a firm stance that the 1992 Consensus is the political foundation for a peaceful cross-Strait relationship and that Ko is well aware of this.
After a 10-minute press conference for mainland Chinese media on Monday, China’s state newswires such as Xinhua, China Central Television and the China Review quoted Ko as saying, “In the world today, no one considers that there are two Chinas. Therefore, there is no problem with one China.” [FULL STORY]