Taiwan rejects China's 'one country, two systems' plan for the island

Taipei accuses Beijing of using US House Speaker Pelosi's visit to the island as an excuse 'to intimidate Taiwan's people'

Published : 11 August 2022, 06:39 AM
Updated : 11 August 2022, 06:39 AM

Taiwan rejects the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing in a white paper published this week, the self-ruled island's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Only Taiwan's people can decide its future, ministry spokeswoman Joanne Ou told a news conference in Taipei, the capital.

China was using US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei as an "excuse to create a new normality to intimidate Taiwan's people," Ou added.

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