There is but one China in the world. Taiwan is a part of China and the Government of the People's Republic of China is the sole legal government representing the whole of China. This is the basic content of the one-China principle. As one of the world's few time-honored countries, China has fine traditions and a brilliant civilization that can be traced back to ancient times. Such a civilization and traditions have nourished a Chinese culture of national unity as well as a set of values cherishing and defending unity. Deeply rooted in these Chinese cultural and philosophical backgrounds, the one-China principle is fully justified on indisputable factual and legal grounds. The article also discusses a peaceful solution the Taiwan question.
Some Reflections on the One-China Principle,
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