Want China Times
By: Xinhua and Staff Reporter
China is firmly opposed to Taiwan independence activities in any form by any
person, a government spokesperson has said.
Fan Liqing, spokeswoman for the State Council’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO), made the remarks when commenting on the scheduled visit by Tsai Ing-wen, chair of Taiwan’s opposition Democratic Progressive Party, to the United States. Tsai is the DPP’s candidate for Taiwan’s 2016 presidential election.
Fan said adhering to the 1992 Consensus and opposing the political basis of Taiwan independence were key to safeguarding the peaceful development of the ties between the mainland and Taiwan, and the peace and stability on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. [FULL STORY]