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China: Taiwan

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 95, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with its counterpart in Taiwan on recent incursions into their airspace by Chinese Military jets.

Answered on

18 May 2021

The UK Government considers the Taiwan issue one to be settled by the people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait through constructive dialogue. However, we remain concerned by any action which raises tensions in the Taiwan Strait and risks destabilising the status quo.