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Taiwan and Germany ‘rejected’ at expressing support for a new coalition party… China backlash

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Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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(Taipei = Yonhap News) Correspondent Kim Chul-moon = The Taiwanese government expressed anticipation for the expression of support for the new German coalition government, which will be launched next month.

Following the European Union (EU) parliamentary delegation, delegations from the three Baltic countries, including Latvia, decided to visit Taiwan, and Germany, which was pro-China, also expressed support, and there are also observations that the Taiwan government’s position on the international stage will expand.

As the US-China conflict over Taiwan escalates, even Germany is showing support for Taiwan, and China’s backlash is expected to intensify.

According to the Free Times and the Yonhap News on the 26th, the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the political parties participating in the new German coalition government expressed support for Taiwan’s participation in international organizations and peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait in the coalition agreement. said he expected.

These parties are known to have given Taiwan considerable power by labeling it as ‘democratic Taiwan’ in the treaty.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Eu Chang-an said he hopes that the current situation in the Taiwan Strait and international peace and prosperity will be maintained and protected, along with strengthening friendly cooperation with Germany’s new government and expanding mutually beneficial relations in each area.

He also explained that Germany and Taiwan have signed cooperative exchange agreements in 12 fields over the past four years, and that direct flights to Munich will be opened with the entry into force of the air service agreement in mid-July.

The new coalition government in Germany is expected to focus on fair trade, security, democracy, human rights and the rule of law in the Asia-Pacific region.

Shezwei (謝志偉), the representative of Taiwan in Germany, said on Facebook the day before that it was a ‘great progress’ to be marked as ‘democratic Taiwan’ in the agreement between the parties participating in the coalition government.

“This is not a ‘fight for unification and independence’ between China and Taiwan, but a ‘fight between freedom and democracy and tyranny and dictatorship’,” Xu said.

On the other hand, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zhao Lijian opposed the previous day, emphasizing that Taiwan, the South China Sea, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong were all internally China affairs, and that “all German governments in the past have adhered to the one-China policy.”

He also suggested that the new German government continue to do so, protecting the political basis of bilateral relations.

German Social Democrat Chancellor Olaf Scholz

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Earlier, the center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Green Party and the Liberal Democratic Party (FDP), which had won the German general election earlier, announced on the 24th that they had reached an agreement to form a new coalition government.

The center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD)-led coalition supports Taiwan’s participation in international organizations within the EU’s ‘one China’ policy in foreign policy, and China’s ‘maintaining fair game rules in competition’ and He said he hoped to maintain cooperation in the field.

In particular, he pointed out that the current situation in the Taiwan Strait can be changed in a peaceful manner and in a situation in which both sides (China and Taiwan) agree.

He also emphasized that the EU supports the participation of ‘democratic Taiwan’ in international organizations within the framework of one China.

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