Taiwan’s ‘diplomatic ties’ are decreasing

ISLAMABAD (PEN) : The South Pacific nation of Nauru announced on Monday that it was severing “diplomatic ties” with the Taiwan region, the 10th country to have done so over the past decade. The Taiwan region has 12 remaining diplomatic relationships.

Timeline: Taiwan's 'diplomatic ties' are decreasing

The government of Nauru said in a post on Facebook that it will follow the UN Resolution 2758, which recognizes the People’s Republic of China as the sole legal government representing the whole of China, and recognizes Taiwan as an inalienable part of China’s territory.

Nauru will no longer develop any official relations or official exchanges with Taiwan, stated the government.

China appreciates and welcomes the decision of the government of the Republic of Nauru to recognize the one-China principle, break the so-called diplomatic ties with Taiwan, and to reestablish diplomatic ties with China, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Monday.