November 30, 2022

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For Mélenchon, Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan was a “provocation.”

The Chinese embassy in France thanked Jean-Luc Mélenchon in a tweet for his “continuing support for the One China policy”.

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the leader of rebellious France, describes it as “stimulusOn his blog about the US House Speaker’s trip to Taiwan, he “There is only one China“, full tension between Taipei and Beijing.

Initiative by Nancy Pelosi, taken as part of a tour of Asia, is seen as a provocation by China, support for Taiwan independence supporters and a violation of the US pledge not to have official ties with the island. represents a “American provocation in Taiwan“, considers Jean-Luc Mélenchon In his weekly blog post that heThere is only one ChinaA reference to continental territory and its “Taiwan is an integral part of China“, taking over the period protected by the Beijing regime, but denied by Taipei’s authorities.

Coming from an independence party, current President Tsai Ing-wen, unlike the previous government, refuses to recognize both the island and the mainland as “part of”.A from China“. “The Chinese will settle the matter among themselves. No other reasonable conclusion is possible“, accuses Jean-Luc Mélenchon of favoring America”Open a new front“A long-held position Insomis denied last year”Cold War with China», on the topic of a motion for a resolution in the National Assembly in support of Taiwan’s participation in the work of international organizations.

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Later in the evening, the Chinese Embassy in France tweeted thanks to Jean-Luc Mélenchon “For his continued support for the One China Policy“.

Beijing began the largest military maneuvers in its history around Taiwan on Thursday, a muscular response to a visit to the island by the head of the US delegation, Nancy Pelosi. The Chinese military fired a series of missiles that flew over Taiwan before falling for the first time in Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Twenty-two Chinese fighter jets entered Taiwan’s air defense zone on Thursday, Taiwan’s defense minister said. For Beijing, these maneuvers “Necessary and lawful actionAfter Mrs. Pelosi’s visit. Visits by foreign officials and members of parliament have increased in recent years, drawing Beijing’s ire.


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