Want China Times
By: Xinhua and Staff Reporter
China on Friday voiced grave concern and strong dissatisfaction over Japan’s decision to
allow former Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui to visit Japan.
“Lee Teng-hui is a stubborn Taiwan splittist,” said foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang in a press release.
Despite stern representations from China, Japan assisted Lee’s visit and his involvement in Taiwan separatist activities, said Lu.
The Taiwan issue concerns the core interest of China, he said, adding that China is resolutely opposed to any individual trying to engage in Taiwan separatist activities in any form. [FULL STORY]