The Chinese Embassy in France thanked Jean-Luc Mélenchon by tweet “for his constant support for the policy of one China”. The leader of rebellious France Jean-Luc Mélenchon describes the trip as a “provocation” on his blog of the speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States in Taiwan, affirming that there is only one China , in full tension between Taipei and Beijing. The initiative of Nancy Pelosi, taken within the framework of an Asian tour, is seen by China as provocation, support for Taiwan independence supporters and reneging on the United States’ promise not to have official relations with the island. Evoking a “provocation of the USA in Taiwan”, Jean-Luc Mélenchon estimates in his weekly blog post that there “is only one China” in reference to the continental territory and that “Taiwan is a component in its own right of China”, using a term defended by the Beijing regime but refused by the authorities of Taipei. Coming from an independence party, the current president Tsai Ing-wen refuses, unlike the previous government, to recognize that the island and the mainland are part of “one China”. “The Chinese will settle the problem among themselves. There is no other reasonable outcome possible”, swept Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who accuses the United States of wanting to “open a new front” A position held for a long time by the Insoumis, who said the year last to refuse “the cold war with China”, about a motion for a resolution in the National Assembly in favor of Taiwan’s participation in the work of international organizations. To read also “China uses the visit of Nancy Pelosi to strengthen its hold on Taiwan”SEE ALSO – The United States “will not allow” China to isolate Taiwan, says Nancy PelosiIn the evening, the Chinese Embassy in France thanked Jean-Luc Mélenchon by tweet “for its constant support for the policy of only one China. The Chinese military launched a series of missiles that flew over Taiwan before falling for the first time in Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Twenty-two Chinese warplanes briefly entered the Taiwanese air defense zone on Thursday , announced the Taiwanese Minister of Defense. For Beijing, these maneuvers are “a necessary and legitimate measure” after Ms. Pelosi’s visit. Visits by foreign officials and parliamentarians have also increased in recent years, provoking Beijing’s ire. SEE ALSO – Taiwanese President denounces China’s “irresponsible actions” after its military exercises
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