The Economic Times
Date: 25 Sep, 2015
BEIJING: China today firmly opposed Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman
Tsai Ing-wen’s proposed visit to Japan next month, saying that it goes against the One-China principle.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei called on Japan to adhere to the One-China principle and honour its commitment to China on Taiwan-related issues.
“Japan should refrain from providing platforms for anybody in any name or pretext for spreading Taiwan-independence remarks,” Hong told a media briefing here.
Taiwan issue concerns China’s core interests, he said. [FULL STORY]