China News Service, Beijing, September 23 (Reporter Zhang Weiran) In response to the Taiwan authorities’ announcement of an application to join the CPTPP ("Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement"), Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a regular press conference on the 23rd, We resolutely oppose any country’s official exchanges with Taiwan, and resolutely oppose Taiwan’s accession to any official agreements and organizations.

  Zhao Lijian said on the same day that there is only one China in the world, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of China.

The one-China principle is the universally recognized norm of international relations and the universal consensus of the international community.

  "We firmly oppose any country's official exchanges with Taiwan, and the Taiwan region's entry into any official agreements and organizations. China's position is clear." Zhao Lijian said.

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