China says Taiwan not allowed to join UN after US support – .

China says Taiwan not allowed to join UN after US support – .

China said on Wednesday that Taiwan was banned from joining the United Nations after the secretary of state Antoine BlinkAntony BlinkenBlinken speaks to Sudanese Prime Minister after African leader detained overnight Defense and National Security – Presented by Boeing – Afghanistan calculation shows no sign of stopping Senate confirms four Biden ambassadors after a delay PLUS indicated US support for the move the day before.
“Taiwan does not have the right to join the United Nations,” said Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office in Beijing, Agence France-Presse reported..

“The United Nations is an international governmental organization made up of sovereign states. … Taiwan is part of China, ”Xiaoguang added.

Although the Biden administration says it still recognizes the “One China” policy, tensions between the United States and China have grown over Taiwan and the island’s democratically ruled sovereignty.

shine noted US support for “Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the United Nations system” is a “pragmatic” issue, not a political one.

“The fact that Taiwan has actively participated in some specialized United Nations agencies for the vast majority of the past 50 years is proof of the value the international community places on Taiwan’s contributions,” Blinken said.

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and other senior Taiwanese officials hailed US support for Taiwan’s inclusion in the UN, AFP reported.

“We will continue to fight for our rights in international organizations,” Wu said.

Wu also noted the growing tensions with China, saying the situation “is getting more and more dangerous.”

President BidenJoe BidenBiden Calls On Trump To Try To Boost McAuliffe Ahead Of Election Day Business Lobby Calls On Administration To ‘Pump The Brakes’ On Vaccine Mandate Overnight Defense & National Security – Presented By Boeing – Afghanistan Calculus Won’t shows no stop sign MORE said in a town hall last week that the United States would be prepared to stand up for Taiwan if China invaded the island.

China has long maintained that the island is under its control and has promised reunification in the future.


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