Date: Apr 28, 2015
By: Loa Iok-sin / Staff reporter
Despite an announcement from Democratic Progressive Party Chairperson and presidential nominee Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) that the party would maintain the “status quo” with China, pro-independence groups yesterday declared their support for her.
“We would have a friendly interpretation of Tsai’s maintaining the ‘status quo,’ and believe that Tsai’s maintenance of the ‘status quo’ is different from President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) maintenance of the ‘status quo,’ which has an ultimate goal of unification with China,” World United Formosans for Independence (WUFI) chairman Chen Nan-tien (陳南天) told a news conference in Taipei.
“Of course, if it turns out that Tsai’s maintenance of the ‘status quo’ is different from how we understand it, we would immediately withdraw the support,” Chen added. [FULL STORY]