Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Taiwan elections Beijing reiterates 'One China' after Tsai's Taiwan election win The U.S. lauded president for standing up to 'unrelenting pressure' Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People on Jan. 6, flanked by Politburo member Yang Jiechi, to his right, and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
TSUKASA HADANO, Nikkei staff writer January 12, 2020 06:42 JST Updated on January 12, 2020 12:11 JST | China
BEIJING -- Beijing called on the international community to respect the notion that there is just one China, after Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen secured a second term in Saturday's election.
Tsai won a
landslide victory while her Beijing-skeptic Democratic Progressive Party held its majority in the legislature, dealing a defeat to the mainland-friendly Kuomintang.
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