Date: Jul 05, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) reiterated that the name Taiwan uses to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is at the heart of whether the nation will participate in the financial institution or not.
“The name used to join is very, very critical, and China knows that,” Ma said in an interview on TV show CTS News Square aired on Friday.
“If we cannot use ‘Chinese Taipei’ to join, then we would prefer not to participate,” Ma said, referring to the name Taiwan used to join APEC in 1991. [FULL STORY]