China threatens to block Taiwan’s international space after legislators visit India

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/02/18
By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A three-member Taiwanese parliamentary delegation led by ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Kuan Bi-ling (管碧玲) to India has gotten on Beijing’s nerves, which lodged a complaint with India, and on Friday, a Chinese state media outlet’s editorial said that Taiwan will risk losing chances to join major international events such as the World Health Assembly and the International Civil Aviation Organization in the absence of the 1992 Consensus and the “one China” policy.

Chinese state-run media the People’s Daily (Renmin Ribao人民日報) lambasted that Taiwan’s DPP government has no intention to honor the 1992 Consensus and the one China policy as the most agreed consensus, but instead takes advantage of Donald Trump’s foreign policy unpredictability to make gains.    [FULL  STORY]

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