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China blasts G7 FMs' for irresponsible remarks on Taiwan question

2023-04-18 08:51:01       source:CGTN

April 17, 2023

The Chinese Foreign Ministry Monday stressed it is irresponsible to describe opposing the secession of "Taiwan independence" as changing the status quo in the Taiwan Straits when asked to comment on the recent Group of Seven (G7) remarks on the Taiwan question.

The G7 foreign ministers gathered on Sunday in the central Japanese resort town of Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture. The meeting agreed that G7 countries were opposed to any unilateral attempts to change the status quo of Taiwan Straits by force and reaffirmed the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Straits.

In response, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin noted: "If you are really concerned about the situation in the Taiwan Straits, you should first find out where the root cause of the tension in the Taiwan Strait lies."

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