Spokesperson of Chinese Embassy in India solemnly refutes wrong comments of Indian media on Taiwan-related issues
2021/04/05

Recently, certain Indian media published an editorial, which seriously violated One-China principle and provoked China’s bottom line disregarding long-standing position of the Indian government. Spokesperson of Chinese Embassy in India issued a solemn statement expressing strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition to the erroneous remarks of the related media, and elaborating on China's principle and position.

There is but one China in the world. Taiwan is an inalienable part of the Chinese territory. This is a historical and legal fact, and a common understanding of the international community. All countries that have diplomatic relations with China should firmly honour their commitments to One-China policy, which is also Indian government’s official standing.

The Taiwan question concerns China’s core interests. We firmly oppose any separatist activities to create the so-called“Taiwan independence,” “two Chinas” or “one China, one Taiwan”. China firmly opposes any country having diplomatic ties with China making any form of official contact and exchanges with Taiwan. China’s red line on the Taiwan question cannot be challenged. On issues of right and wrong, there is no room for compromise. The reunification of two sides of the Taiwan Strait is the trend of history and the collective will of the entire Chinese nation. It will not and cannot be changed. The Chinese government has firm resolve to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity. We have the capability to thwart separatist attempts for "Taiwan independence" in whatever form.

We urge the relevant Indian media to take a correct stance on issues of core interests concerning China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, adhere to the One-China principle, and avoid sending wrong messages to the public.

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