Press release

Foreign Secretary Statement on Taiwan Elections

Philip Hammond offers congratulations to Dr Tsai Ing-wen

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The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

The Presidential and legislative elections held in Taiwan today are testament to Taiwan’s thriving democracy. I offer my warm congratulations to the people of Taiwan on the smooth and mature conduct of those elections and to Dr Tsai Ing-wen and her party for having won their support. I hope that Taiwan and the Chinese Government will continue their dialogue to resolve differences and maintain the recent trend of constructive relations.

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Published 16 January 2016