China News Service, September 24. According to the news on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Japan on the 24th, the spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in Japan stated that China expresses strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition to Japan’s negative remarks on the CPTPP Taiwan-related issues, and has already reported to Japan. Fang made solemn representations.

China urges Japan to abide by the spirit of the four political documents between China and Japan with practical actions, honor its commitments on the Taiwan issue, take China's major concerns seriously, and handle CPTPP Taiwan-related issues carefully and properly to avoid further damage to China-Japan relations.

  A reporter asked: After China’s Taiwan region announced its application to join the "Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement" (CPTPP), the Japanese government welcomed Taiwan’s application.

What is China's comment?

  In this regard, the spokesman said that China has taken note of the relevant position of the Japanese side, expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to this, and has lodged solemn representations with the Japanese side.

  The spokesperson emphasized that there is only one China in the world, and the Taiwan region is an inalienable part of China. The one-China principle is a recognized norm of international relations and a general consensus of the international community.

China firmly opposes any country’s official exchanges with Taiwan and firmly opposes the Taiwan region’s accession to any official agreements and organizations.

Participating in regional economic cooperation in Taiwan of China must be based on the one-China principle.

We oppose the DPP authorities to expand the so-called "international space" and conduct "independence" activities on the grounds of economy and trade.

  The spokesperson emphasized that the Taiwan issue concerns China's core interests and the political foundation of China-Japan relations.

For a period of time, Japan has successively shown negative movements on the Taiwan issue.

Damage the mutual political trust between the two countries and cause serious interference to Sino-Japanese relations.

China urges Japan to abide by the spirit of the four political documents between China and Japan with practical actions, honor its commitments on the Taiwan issue, take China's major concerns seriously, and handle CPTPP Taiwan-related issues carefully and properly to avoid further damage to China-Japan relations.

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