Taiwan’s Tsai is seeking dialogue with China

June 30, 2016 7:33 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From Reuters)

The Taiwan government will continue to look for ways to maintain dialogue with China, President Tsai Ing-wen said during her state visit to Paraguay this week, several days after Beijing said it had halted a regular communication mechanism with Taipei.

President Tsai Ing-wen addresses the Paraguayan parliament
President Tsai Ing-wen addresses the Paraguayan parliament

“No matter what party is in government in Taiwan, we always have a single, common objective: to maintain peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait,” Tsai told reporters during a visit to Paraguay, the nation’s sole diplomatic ally in South America.

“We will continue the dialogue with mainland China, as even though, probably at this moment official negotiation channels have been temporarily interrupted, there still exist other options for communication and dialogue,” she said, speaking through an interpreter. Read More

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