Countries support Anti-Secession Law
Updated: 2005-03-16 23:02
More countries from around the world expressed support on Tuesday
for China's adoption of the Anti-Secession Law, which intends to prevent the
secession of Taiwan from China and clarify China's position on the Taiwan
Cecile Pozzo di Borgo, deputy spokeswoman of the French Foreign
Ministry, said her country firmly supports China's policy for reunification and
adheres to the one-China principle.
Referring to the newly passed Anti-Secession Law, she said France understands
China's stance on promoting dialogue across the Taiwan Straits and firmly
supports China's efforts to realize national reunification.
Cuba's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that "Cuba, from the very triumph of
the revolution, has supported the territorial integrity of China and the cause
of the Chinese national reunification."
The Anti-Secession Law will help
promote peaceful reunification, maintain peace and stability across the Taiwan
Straits and safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity of China,
Kenya's parliament and government also voiced support for the
law aimed at peaceful reunification of the country.
"Kenya, as a friend
of China, has always supported the one-China policy and will never support
Taiwan's secession from China," Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya,
Francis Ole Kaparo, said while meeting with Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Guo
The Kuwaiti Government and parliament support China's adoption
of the Anti-Secession Law, Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Jasim Mohmmad
Al-Kharafi said while meeting with Chinese ambassador Wu Jiuhong.
said it believes that the adoption of the Anti-Secession Law will contribute to
China's stability, development and reunification, Al-Kharafi
Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa hailed the newly passed law,
saying he is extremely pleased to see the enactment of the Anti-Secession Law by
the National People's Congress, China's legislature, in Beijing on
Mwanawasa said Zambia supports the one-China policy and strongly
believes that Taiwan is an integral part of China.
Minister Marcel Ranjeva said Tuesday night that his country views the law as
part of China's efforts to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity
in a statement broadcast on state television.
At a meeting with visiting
Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing, Speaker of the House of Representatives of
Bosnia-Herzegovina Sefik Dzaferovic said his country respects, understands and
supports China's adoption of the Anti-Secession Law.
Dzaferovic said his
country appreciates China's efforts to pursue peaceful reunification, and
safeguard state sovereignty and territorial integrity, noting that the adoption
of the law will facilitate a peaceful solution to the Taiwan
Meanwhile, the Foreign Ministry of Nepal said in a statement
Wednesday that the Nepalese Government, in conformity with its long-held
one-China policy, considers Taiwan as an integral part of China.
the Nepalese Government believes that the anti-secession legislation enacted by
China's National People's Congress will contribute to achieving the goal of
reunification of Taiwan with the People's Republic of China.