Venezuela Condemns Pelosi Taiwan Trip, Reaffirms ‘One China’ Principle
Caracas, August 03, 2022 (venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry has condemned US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's two-day visit to Taiwan, calling it a "direct provocation” and a “serious threat” to China's “sovereignty and territorial integrity.”
In a statement issued on Tuesday, Caracas alerted the international community about Washington’s “acts of interference” and recalled that the 1971 United Nations resolution recognizes the People's Republic of China (PRC) “as the true and only legitimate representative of the Chinese people.”
“We reaffirmed our unrestricted adherence to the One China principle and the recognition of Taiwan as an inalienable part of China’s territory,” reads the communique, which highlighted Caracas and Beijing’s strong ties of friendship, cooperation and solidarity as well as their “strategic partnership,” launched in 2001 under the Hugo Chávez government.
On Wednesday, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Pelosi's Asian tour was a complete farce to cover for “heinous deeds of violating China's sovereignty under the guise of so-called democracy.”