Hong Kong Chief Executive supports white paper on Taiwan, China's Reunification

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Hong Kong Chief Executive supports white paper on Taiwan, China's Reunification

PHOTO HKSAR GOVERNMENT HONG KONG Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiuLee Ka-chiu expressed support for the white paper on The Taiwan Question and China's Reunification in the New Era published by the central government earlier on the same day.

In a statement, Lee said that the white paper demonstrates the central authorities' firm stance and policy on materializing the reunification of the motherland to the world that Taiwan is part of China.

The white paper stated in the statement that the one-China policy is a universal consensus of the international community and an indisputable and unalterable fact as reflected in the resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly.

According to the White Paper, Peaceful reunification and a country, two systems are our basic principles for resolving the Taiwan question and the best approach to realizing national reunification, Lee was quoted as saying in the statement.

Embodying the Chinese wisdom we thrive by embracing each other, they take full account of Taiwan's realities and are conducive to long-term stability in Taiwan after reunification. Lee said that the paper rightly points out that some political forces in Taiwan have misrepresented and misrepresented one country, two systems and advocated for Taiwan independence. He stressed that a country, two systems has proven to be a successful national policy and that it has been successful in Hong Kong.

He noted that the thorough and precise implementation of the one country, two systems principle opens up broader opportunities for the development of Hong Kong.

Lee stated that the HKSAR government resolutely opposes any interference by external forces in the internal affairs of China and fully supports and facilitates the necessary measures by the central government.

Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-poChan Mo-po said any attempts to pursue Taiwan independence are doomed to fail.

As a part of the country, Hong Kong will support all measures taken by the country to safeguard national sovereignty, security and core interests, as well as to forge the reunification of the motherland, Chan said in a statement.

Chief Secretary Chan Kwok-ki said that the HKSAR government will continue to fully implement the principle of one country, two systems and steadfastly support and facilitate the country's efforts towards peaceful national reunification.

Secretary for Security Chris Tang Ping-keung said he would fully facilitate all measures combatting foreign and external elements in their attempts to pursue Taiwan independence in accordance with the law.