It is reported that both the Germany and the Netherlands
governments said they would not sell submarines to Taiwan or
assist the US in manufacturing submarines for Taiwan. What
is the comment of the Chinese side about
A: The Germany and the
Netherlands governments have openly expressed their stance
that they will not sell weapons to Taiwan, nor will they
approve any application for making submarines for Taiwan.
China highly appreciates this position. Currently the
political and economic relationship featuring mutual benefit
and cooperation between China and Germany and that between
China and the Netherlands have witnessed smooth development
and have broad prospects. The clear stance by the two
countries on will undoubtedly lay a solid
foundation for the further development of bilateral ties.