Taipei. Taiwan on Sunday thanked India and several other countries for easing tensions in the Taiwan Strait. In response to the recent visit of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, India had called for a change in the status quo in the Taiwan Strait and avoidance of unilateral action in the wake of China launching large-scale military exercises around Taiwan. China considers Taiwan its territory. Taiwan’s representative office in New Delhi said in a statement that the government of Taiwan maintains its self-defense capabilities by maintaining close contact and coordination with all other like-minded countries, including the US, Japan and India, to maintain a rules-based international order. maintains. Cum will continue to increase.
According to a report by news agency ANI, the statement said that the Taiwan government expresses its gratitude to more than 50 countries, including India, who have called for de-escalating tensions in the region and refraining from unilateral action. Taiwan said that it has the right to maintain friendship and relations with countries around the world. The statement said that China’s recent deliberate escalation of various military positions targeting Taiwan has seriously disrupted peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. It also said, “The Government of ROC (Taiwan) would like to express its gratitude to the executive branches and parliamentarians of more than 50 countries, including India, who showed restraint from all parties, de-escalated tensions, changed the status quo.” I have done my childhood with one sided action. At the same time, in its first reaction after the Taiwan crisis, India on Friday said like many other countries, India is concerned by the recent developments and called for refraining from taking unilateral actions that change the status quo in the region.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said in the weekly press briefing on the Taiwan issue that we appeal to exercise restraint and appeal to reduce tension in the region and maintain peace and stability. Significantly, China, upset with the recent visit of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, had summoned the US ambassador and expressed strong opposition to the matter. Expressing anger over Pelosi’s visit, China has flown several Chinese fighter jets near Taiwan’s airspace and conducted military exercises in the Taiwan Strait. China has warned that America will have to pay the price for its mistakes. When asked about this, Bagchi said, “India, like many other countries, is concerned about the recent developments.
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First Published: August 14, 2022, 17:42 IST