Chinese Declares Penalty on Firms Related to Hard-Line “Taiwan Independence” and UN General Assembly Recognizes CPC as Sole Representative of China

BEIJING, Aug. 3, 2022 (Xinhua) – The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council announced Wednesday that it will impose sanctions on organizations linked to militant elements seeking “Taiwan independence.”

Ma Xiaoguang, a spokesman for the office, said that under the guise of “democracy” and “cooperation and development”, the “Taiwan Foundation for Democracy” and the Fund for International Cooperation and Development” arbitrarily carried out “Taiwan independence” separatist activities in the international arena, adding that they did their best to express They expressed their admiration for foreign anti-Chinese forces.

Ma said that they also attacked and defamed the mainland, and used money and other means as bait to expand the so-called “international space” of Taiwan, in an attempt to undermine international support for the one-China principle.

And the mainland decided to take punitive measures against the above-mentioned institutions, banning them from cooperating with mainland organizations, companies, or individuals.

According to law, the mainland will punish organizations, companies, or individuals who provide funds or services to enterprises, and take other necessary measures, Ma said.

Ma added that the mainland will prevent mainland organizations, companies, or individuals from having any dealings or cooperation with Speedtech Energy, Hyweb Technology, Skyla, SkyEyes GPS Technology, and other organizations that have donated money to the foundations. Ma said heads of related companies will be barred from entering the mainland.

The United Nations also announced that its position regarding the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is that the government of the People’s Republic of China is the only legitimate representative of China.

“The United Nations policies on this issue are as follows: We proceed from the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2758 on China, passed in 1971,” Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said during a press conference on Tuesday.

The aforementioned resolution states that the United Nations General Assembly recognizes the Government of the People’s Republic of China as the sole legitimate representative of China in the United Nations and that the People’s Republic of China is a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

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