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Taiwan regrets Rice comments on U.N. referendum

December 23, 2007

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan said on Saturday it regretted U.S. comments criticizing the island’s planned referendum on U.N. membership and hinted that Washington should not to give in to pressure from China on the matter.

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds a news conference ...
U.S. Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice

We feel sorry about the development,” said Taiwan Foreign Minister James Huang after Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Taiwan’s referendum to apply to the United Nations under the name “Taiwan” was provocative and unhelpful.

“Although China has made a lot of efforts and put a lot of pressure on the U.S., we still hope the U.S. side will see this matter in a calm and collected way,” Huang said.

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