Yu, a member of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party, will be accompanied by Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung, DPP member Chen Ting-fei, Kuomintang lawmaker Ko Chih-en and Freddy Lim, the founding leader of the New Power Party of Taiwan.
A demonstrator holds flags of Taiwan and the United States in support of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen during an stop-over after her visit to Latin America in Burlingame, California, US, January 14, 2017. Congratulating Trump on his election, the government pledged to “continue to strengthen Taiwan-US relations in future on the basis of excellent mutual trust and interaction”.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Beijing was opposed to Taiwan, which China considers a renegade province, sending its own representatives to “engage in activities to interfere in or damage China-US ties”.”We once again urge relevant parties in the USA to allow no delegation sent by the Taiwan authority to attend the inauguration ceremony of the president, and not to have any official contact with Taiwan”, said Hua Chunying, a foreign ministry spokeswoman.”The US should provide that access to nations who agree to play by our standards of fair trade”, he told a Senate panel on commerce.
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On Monday, China’s Foreign Ministry said the “one-China principle” is not negotiable and any attempt to reconsider the issue would have a negative effect. Any official contact between foreign governments and Taiwan’s officials comes under fire from Beijing.Ahead of his inauguration on Friday, Trump has broken from foreign policy protocol in accepting a phone call from Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen and openly questioning the United States commitment to the One China policy.The administration of President Barack Obama has repeatedly reinforced the USA commitment to the “one China” policy, under which Washington acknowledges China’s position of sovereignty over Taiwan, since Trump’s call with the Taiwanese leader.”The arrogant Trump team has underestimated China’s ability to retaliate”.The government attaches great importance to Taiwan’s relations with the United States and China and remains consistent and firm on its policy of promoting cross-strait peace and stability, MAC Deputy Minister Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) said at a press briefing, when asked to comment on a suggestion made by Trump that he would negotiate over the “one China” policy with Beijing after taking office. Washington is legally bound to regard any threat to the island as a matter of grave concern.