Tsai urges Taiwan political parties to reject ‘one country, two systems’

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/01/05
By: Yeh Su-ping and Frances Huang

Taipei, Jan. 5 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday called on all political

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)

parties in Taiwan to reject the “one country, two systems” formula devised by China and forget about the “1992 consensus.”

In a press conference with foreign media in Taipei, Tsai said she hoped all the political parties in Taiwan would send a clear message to China, based on the wishes of the Taiwan people.

“Do not mention the ‘1992 consensus’ again since that phrase has been defined by China as the ‘one country, two systems’ mechanism, which has left no flexibility for interpretation,” Tsai said.

“By emphasizing ‘one China’ and ‘one country, two systems’, particularly in the context of the so-called ‘1992 consensus,’ China has made clear their political intentions towards Taiwan and their steps for unification,” she said.    [FULL  STORY]

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