Question / Taiwan: China

Q Asked by The Marquess of Lothian
Asked on: 7 October 2020

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Taiwan: China / HL8873

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the situation in the Taiwan Strait, following increased tensions and Chinese military activity during the visit of the United States Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment on 17–19 September.

A Answered by: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
Answered on: 20 October 2020

We are concerned by any action which raises tensions in the Taiwan Strait and risks destabilising the status quo. Her Majesty’s Government considers the Taiwan issue one to be settled by the people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait through constructive dialogue.