EU Congratulates Taiwan Voters For ‘Democratic Exercise’

The European Union “welcomed” Taiwan’s presidential election Saturday and “congratulates all the voters who participated in this democratic exercise”, a statement said, without mentioning president-elect Lai Ching-te.

“The EU remains concerned about growing tensions in the Taiwan Strait and opposes any unilateral attempt to change the status quo,” said the statement by a spokesperson for EU diplomatic chief Josep Borrell. “The European Union underlines that peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait are key to regional and global security and prosperity.”

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