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Dar Es Salaam Strengthens Ties With China And Shuns Taiwan

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania will continue to uphold the one-China policy, recognize Taiwan is an inalienable part of China and respect China’s principle of ‘one country, two systems'”, Director of Tanzania Information Services Department (Maelezo) and Chief Government Spokesperson Dr. Hassan Abbasi spoke to Xinhua News Agency on Thursday.

“And we believe the Taiwan issue should be left to be resolved through constructive engagements between the parties of cross Taiwan straits especially with the guidance from Mainland China. We urge other countries not to issue wrong statements and engage dangerous actions that may provoke the situation and block the process of reunification of China, ” Dr. Abbasi said.

The controversy regarding the political status of Taiwan is a result of the Chinese Civil War and the consequent split of China into the two present-day self-governing entities of the People’s Republic of China (PRC; commonly known as “China”) and the Republic of China (ROC; commonly known as “Taiwan”). Wiki.

China has always maintained Taiwan to be apart of the communist country and has fought hard to suppress Taiwan’s quest for independence. Just recently the people of Taiwan overwhelmingly re-elected Tsai Ing-wen to a second term to the dismay of China. 

China’s communist government has a deep resentment for Tsai since her 2016 election because she refused to bend the knee to China’s colonial stance towards her country.

Her victory will likely deepen the divide with Beijing which will prove to be a tumultuous second term with the communist country.