UN spokesperson assured that Taiwan is “a province of China”

Stephane Dujarric noted that the United Nations is guided by the 1971 General Assembly resolution.

Stephane Dujarric, UN spokesperson. Photo: video capture

Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, stated that Taiwan is a province of China.

In a press conference, Dujarric stressed that The UN is guided by the 1971 General Assembly resolutionand added that the observations were made in terms of the organization’s own position on the island as a province of the Asian giant.

China-Taiwan conflict. Photo: Reuters

On October 25, 1971, the 26th session of the UN General Assembly adopted, by an overwhelming majority, Resolution 2758which determined restore all their rights to the People’s Republic of China and recognize the representatives of your Government as the only legitimate representatives of China before this international entity.

Michael McCaul, Republican of Texas and chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Photo: Reuters

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“China presented a Formal complaint before the United States and will take all necessary measures to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity in response to McCaul’s visit. This visit violates the ‘one China principle’ and joint communiqués signed between both countries,” said the Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Mao Ning.

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According to Mao, Washington does not keep its word of “maintain only unofficial relations” with the islandin addition to “sending the wrong signal to separatist forces seeking Taiwan independence” with this visit.

The chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives, Michael McCaul He assured this Monday that Taiwan will receive weapons equipped “with the latest technology” within a military aid package whose value is estimated at 2 billion dollars.

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The Republican congressman also referred to the recent military maneuvers deployed by China around Taiwan and its peripheral archipelagos after the inauguration of William Lai (Lai Ching-te) as Taiwanese president, exercises that demonstrate the “urgency” of strengthening Taipei’s “deterrence” capacity.

 
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