‘POLITICAL SCAMS’:CUPP Chairman Chang An-le has called on president-elect Tsai Ing-wen to definitely say if her party wants independence, rather than paying lip service
Date: , May 19, 2016
By: Alison Hsiao / Staff reporter with CNA
China Unification Promotion Party (CUPP) Chairman Chang An-le (張安樂), also known as
“White Wolf,” yesterday led hundreds of people to the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters in Taipei, calling on president-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to accept the so-called “1992 consensus.”
A majority of the crowd wore black vests with red collars and imprinted with the names of the CUPP’s so-called “party branches,” which are associated with martial arts institutions. They rallied outside the DPP headquarters in the afternoon.
Chang called on Tsai to accept the “1992 consensus” in order to protect “Taiwan’s happiness,” and added that the Chinese market would be open to Taiwan only if the “1992 consensus” is accepted.
“There would be no service trade agreement or trade in goods agreement [with China] without the ‘1992 consensus;’ I hope [Tsai] hears us: we hope that the good foundation established in the past eight years is not destroyed in one night,” he said.
While the “1992 consensus” and cross-strait peace were highlighted during the event, the party’s Facebook page and news release for the event both said that the “1992 consensus” and the “one China, same interpretation” principle should be “firmly guarded in order to guarantee Taiwan’s happiness and keep war at bay.”
Some people held placards that read, “One China across the Strait for peaceful development,” while others carried the People’s Republic of China flag. [FULL STORY]