China’s FM calls on US to stop condoning Taiwan separatist forces

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang, during a meeting with US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns, called on Washington to stop supporting separatist forces in Taiwan.

Beijing, May 8: Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang, during a meeting with US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns, called on Washington to stop supporting separatist forces in Taiwan.

“[The US] should properly approach the Taiwan issue … stop supporting and condoning the separatist forces of ‘Taiwan independence’,” Qin Gang said as quoted by China Central Television (CCTV) on Monday.

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The foreign minister also pointed out to Washington the need to respect China’s “red lines” and stop violating its sovereignty, security and development interests.