COY KOO:Independence movement leader Koo Kwang-ming said the timing of Tsai Ing-wen’s remarks is relevant to whether he would keep backing her presidential bid
Date: Apr 30, 2015
By: Loa Iok-sin / Staff reporter
Taiwanese independence movement leader Koo Kwang-ming (辜寬敏) yesterday
lashed out at Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) announcement that maintaining the “status quo” would be her China policy.
“If maintaining the status quo is to be the DPP’s policy, how could I agree with Tsai?” Koo said in response to media queries for comment on Tsai’s policy announcement earlier this month. “It has been 70 years since World War II ended and we have maintained the status quo that whole time, but has Taiwan’s [sovereignty] issue been resolved?” [FULL STORY]