Moving from Pelosi to Taiwan: an American “provocation” judges Mélenchon

Jean-Luc Mélenchon considers in his weekly blog post that “there is only one China” in reference to the continental territory and that “Taiwan is a full-fledged component of China”.

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The head of France Insoumise Jean-Luc Mélenchon describes as “provocation” on his blog the displacement of the president of the House of Representatives of the United States in Taiwan, saying that “only Only China “, in full tension between Taïpeï and Beijing. The initiative of Nancy Pelosi, taken as part of an Asian tour, is considered by China as a provocation, support for the supporters of Taiwan independence and a denial of the promise of the United States not to have of official relations with the island.

Evoking a “provocation of the USAs in Taiwan”, Jean-Luc Mélenchon estimates in his weekly blog post that” there is only one China “and that” Taiwan is a full -fledged component of China “, taking up a Vocable defended by the Beijing regime but refused by the authorities of Taipei.

From an independence party, the current president Tsai Ing-Wen refuses, unlike the previous government, to recognize that the island and the continent are part “of the same China”.

“The Chinese will solve the problem with each other. There is no other reasonable outcome possible,” swept Mr. Mélenchon, who accuses the United States of wanting to “open a new front”.

The Chinese Embassy in France thanks Jean-Luc Mélenchon

A position held for a long time by the rebellious, which said last year refusing “the Cold War with China”, concerning a proposal for resolution in the National Assembly in favor of Taiwan’s participation in Works of international organizations.

In the evening, the Chinese Embassy in France thanked by Tweet Jean-Luc Melenchon “for his constant support for the policy of a single China”.

Beijing launched the most important military maneuvers in its history on Thursday around Taiwan, a muscular response to the visit of the head of American deputies Nancy Pelosi on the island. The Chinese army launched a series of missiles that flew over Taiwan before falling for the first time in the exclusive economic zone (ZEE) of Japan.

Twenty-two Chinese combat planes briefly entered the Taiwanese air defense zone on Thursday, the Taiwanese Minister of Defense announced.

For Beijing, these maneuvers are “a necessary and legitimate measure” after Ms. Pelosi’s visit. Visits to foreign officials and parliamentarians have also multiplied in recent years, causing Beijing.

/Media reports.