Governments reject Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan | News


The authorities of several countries expressed this Tuesday their rejection of the visit made by the president of the United States House of Representatives (USA), Nancy Pelosi, to Taiwan, an action that has been described by China as a violation of its sovereignty.


Chinese gov’t condemns Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

Through a statement, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs asserted that “without taking into account the strong opposition and serious representations of China”, Pelosi arrived in Taiwan, being “this is a serious violation of the principle of one China and of the provisions of the three China-US joint communiqués”.

“It has a severe impact on the political foundation of Sino-US relations and seriously infringes on China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. It seriously undermines peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait,” he said.

The Russian Foreign Ministry stated that they consider Pelosi’s visit as “a clear provocation in line with the aggressive containment policy” of China by the US, and urged Washington to refrain from actions that undermine regional stability and security. international.

In addition, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajárova, asserted that “Washington brings destabilization to the world. Not a single conflict has been resolved in recent decades and many have been provoked.”

For its part, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates issued a statement in which it “condemns in the strongest terms the unprecedented escalation and provocative policy practiced by the United States of America against the People’s Republic of China.”

The Foreign Ministry reiterated that Syria only recognizes one China and expressed its full support for the positions declared by the authorities of that country against this visit, as well as the right of the Asian country to “take the measures and steps it decides to defend its right to protect and preserve its sovereignty, independence and integrity”.

The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry also spoke out, indicating that Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan is a provocation and that “it seriously threatens the self-determination and territorial integrity of the Chinese giant.”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba joined this rejection in a statement to express its “firm rejection of the actions aimed at damaging the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the People’s Republic of China, condemns the interference in its internal affairs and emphasizes its concern due to the increase in tensions and the worsening of the situation around Taiwan”.

“The General Assembly of the United Nations, in its resolution 2758, adopted on October 25, 1971, recognized as the true and only legitimate representative of the Chinese people the Government of the People’s Republic of China. Currently, it has diplomatic relations with 181 countries, based on the recognition of the “one China” principle, he stressed.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez, through the social network Twitter, added that “new provocations, disguised as official contacts or high-level visits, deliberately generate additional dangers to regional and international peace and security.”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua shared a statement to condemn the provocation represented by Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, and reaffirmed that consistent with the position of the people and Government of China, “we fully support her statements, as well as the invariable and full defense of its national sovereignty, of its territorial integrity and of the sovereign will and responsibility” of the people of the Asian country.

They also demanded the cessation of the “unprecedented provocations of the North American empire to the Government and people of the People’s Republic of China.”

In this regard, the spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Nasser Kanaani, stated that this US action means a violation of China’s territorial integrity and that “unilateralism and the violation of international laws and obligations have been become a fixed procedure in American foreign policy.

The official stressed that Iran maintains a foreign policy of respect for the territorial integrity of countries, and based on this, Tehran’s support for the “one China” policy is unquestionable.

Chinese authorities have repeatedly reiterated that the Taiwan issue is purely an internal matter for Beijing, and that no other country has the right to act “as a judge” on this issue.

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