[Epoch Times October 22, 2021](Epoch Times reporter Zhong Yuan Taiwan Comprehensive Report) Hua Ziqiang, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia and the Pacific of the US State Department, said that the reason for preventing Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the United Nations is that the CCP misused UN General Assembly Resolution No. 2758 and called for The member states of the United Nations stand up and participate in the United Nations. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China expressed its sincere thanks. Li Guangzhang, head of the New York office, called on the United Nations not to misquote Resolution 2758.
Rick Waters, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia and the Pacific of the U.S. State Department, held an online seminar on the 50th anniversary of the adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 2758 at the Washington think tank “German Marshall Foundation” (GMF) on October 21st, Eastern time. To speak out for Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations system, criticize the CCP for misusing the resolution to pressure the United Nations to prevent Taiwan’s participation, and call on United Nations member states to join the ranks of the United States and support Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the United Nations.
The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China, Ou Jiang’an, said on the 22nd that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its sincere gratitude to the United States for its firm support for Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations system.
Ou Jiangan emphasized that only Taiwan’s democratically elected government has the right to represent Taiwan’s 23.5 million people in the international arena, including the United Nations system.
Ou Jiangan reiterated that resolution 2758 of the United Nations General Assembly in 1971 only dealt with China’s representation in the United Nations, and did not authorize the People’s Republic of China to represent Taiwan in the United Nations system, let alone mention that Taiwan is part of the People’s Republic of China.
Ou Jiangan said that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs severely condemned the People’s Republic of China’s deliberate abuse of the resolution, pressured the United Nations to exclude the people of Taiwan from participating in the United Nations system, and put its political considerations above the public interest of global cooperation, and called on the international community to face up to the CCP’s efforts. Yangmou.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that since the Biden administration took office, it has repeatedly reaffirmed its abide by the “Taiwan Relations Act” and the “six guarantees”, emphasized that the United States’ commitment to Taiwan is “solid as a rock”, and has continued to show strong support and concern for China’s international participation. China’s unreasonable threat to Taiwan and global liberal democracies.
In May of this year, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Health Xavier Becerra publicly supported Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA). The “business” joint statement supporting me to participate in international organizations is a concrete demonstration of the United States’ support for Taiwan’s international participation.
Ou Jiang’an said that on the existing solid foundation, the ROC government will strengthen close cooperation with countries with similar ideas including the United States, expand Taiwan’s international space, and work together to defend democracy, freedom, shared values and a rule-based international order.
Taiwan and New York station appeals to the United Nations: Do not misquote Resolution 2758
According to the Central News Agency, on the 50th anniversary of UN General Assembly Resolution 2758, Li Guangzhang, the head of the Office of the Republic of China in New York, called on the United Nations to stop citing this resolution by mistake and to shut out partners who are able to contribute. “Taiwan can do better. Now is the time to accept Taiwan and let Taiwan help, to contribute to the recovery from the epidemic, the implementation of sustainable global development, and the building of a better future.”
United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2758 is a resolution on “Restore the Legal Rights of the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations Organization” that was passed by the 26th United Nations General Assembly on October 25, 1971. The representative of the government of the Republic of China knew that the situation was over, and before the vote on this case, he voluntarily announced his withdrawal from the United Nations. The government of the People’s Republic of China has since obtained a seat and representation in the United Nations.
In response to a question from the Central News Agency, Li Guangzhang said that the international community has more clearly recognized the objective fact that the Republic of China and the People’s Republic of China are not affiliated with each other for many years.
Taiwan has been rejected by the World Health Assembly (WHA) for five consecutive years and has not been invited to attend as an observer. Taiwanese citizens are not allowed to enter the United Nations field with their passports, and the media cannot obtain confirmation from interviews to report on United Nations conferences and events. Even if Beijing tried to obstruct it, Taiwan still actively strives to participate in the United Nations and is committed to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Li Guangzhang said that since the proposal to participate in the United Nations in 1993, Taiwan has won the support of more and more countries with similar ideas, especially after experiencing the COVID-19 (Chinese Communist virus) epidemic, Taiwan’s democratic epidemic prevention model has been affirmed, and the international community has supported Taiwan’s Significance The volume of participation in the specialized agencies of the United Nations is getting louder and louder.
He said: “We firmly believe that’virtue is not alone, there must be neighbors’,’going on the right path, you are not afraid of the long road.’ Although the road ahead is still difficult, we will continue to uphold the principles of’professional, pragmatic and contributing’ and strive for more Support from many like-minded partners. Taiwan’s determination and action to promote participation in the United Nations will never stop unless it reaches its goal.”
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