China makes solemn representations

2022-06-18 0 By

On January 30, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian met with Lai Qingde, speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, and answered questions from the press.Q: It is reported that on January 28, Taiwan’s so-called “Vice President” Lai Ching-de met with Us House Speaker Nancy Pelosi via video during his “transit” in San Francisco.What is China’s comment on that?A: China firmly opposes any form of official exchanges between the US and Taiwan. We have lodged solemn representations with the US side over Lai Qingde’s video meetings with US congressmen and other members of Congress during his “transit” in the US.We urge the US side to abide by the One-China principle and the provisions of the three China-Us joint communiques, immediately stop its erroneous activities in official exchanges with Taiwan, and refrain from sending any wrong signals to the “Taiwan independence” separatist forces, so as not to further damage China-Us relations and peace and stability across the Taiwan Straits.Source: Foreign Ministry website Editor: Dong Junzi