Beijing nervous about presidential poll: US ex-official

Taipei Times
Date:  Aug 10, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Beijing is nervous about Taiwan’s Jan. 16 presidential election because it recognizes that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) could win, a former US Department of State official said last week.

“Beijing is obviously nervous about the prospect of the victory of the DPP,” said Evans Revere, who served as principal US deputy assistant secretary and acting assistant secretary of state for East Asia and the Pacific Affairs before retiring from the department in 2007.

He made the comment in response to a question during an interview with the Central News Agency.     [FULL  STORY]

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