Taiwan authorities called Deputy Defense Minister to the US Foreign Affairs Department: resolute opposition.

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 Taiwan authorities called Deputy Defense Minister to the US Foreign Affairs Department: resolute opposition.


Today (October 31st) Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang presided over the press conference.

Q: It is reported that the so-called Deputy Defense Secretary of the Taiwan authorities went to Maryland in late October to attend the annual US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference. The assistant secretary of defense of the US Department of defense assists him in attending the meeting. What is Chinas comment on this?

A: China firmly opposes any form of official contacts and military ties between the United States and the Taiwan side. This position is consistent and clear. We urge the United States to abide by the one-China principle and the provisions of the three Sino-US joint communiques, stop any official and military contacts with Taiwan, stop the sale of Taiwan weapons and handle Taiwan-related issues carefully so as not to damage Sino-US relations and peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.

Source: Peoples Daily - editor of the peoples Daily: Gu Ying _NN6577