Want China Times
By: CNA and Staff Reporter
Beijing on Tuesday reaffirmed its “one China” principle in response to President Ma Ying-jeou
of Taiwan’s visit to Singapore to pay his last respects to the city-state’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died Monday.
“We believe that the Singapore side will act in accordance with the ‘one China’ principle to carefully and appropriately deal with the relevant issue related to Taiwan,” spokeswoman for China’s foreign ministry Hua Chunying said at a press conference.
Lee always upheld the “one China” policy and also did a lot of work that was beneficial to the development of cross-strait relations, which China appreciates, Hua said. [FULL STORY]