Russian Foreign Minister: Moscow Considers Taiwan ‘Part of China’

Russia considers the island of Taiwan to be a “part of China,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday, adding that Moscow’s foreign policy pivots on this premise.
Russia’s Interfax news agency asked Lavrov to express the Kremlin’s opinion “about the actions of China, which has recently resumed its attempts to reunite with Taiwan” at an October 12 press briefing in the Kazakh capital Nur-Sultan. Interfax further asked Lavrov if Moscow viewed China’s actions as “a threat to regional security.”
In response, Russia’s top diplomat said:
Just like the overwhelming majority of other countries, Russia views Taiwan as part of the People’s Republic of China. This is the premise we proceed from and will continue to proceed from in our …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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