By: Elaine Hou
Taipei, April 13 (CNA) Taiwan issued a strong protest Wednesday after
Kenya cited the “one China” policy as grounds for deporting several Taiwanese citizens to China after they were accused of phone fraud.
In a statement, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) protested against Kenya’s decision to deport the Taiwanese suspects to China and demanded that the African country give a “reasonable explanation” for its actions.
The statement came after international media reports citied the Kenyan government as saying that the fraud suspects were in Kenya illegally and were being sent back to where they had come from.
“We don’t have official relations with Taiwan. We believe in the ‘One China’ policy. We have diplomatic relations with China,” Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed was also quoted as saying in a Reuters report. [FULL STORY]