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By reuniting behind Taiwan, like-minded democracies send a strong message

By reuniting behind Taiwan, like-minded democracies send a strong message

I read the Oct. 6 piece A democracy under siege as China harasses Taiwan, with great interest.

China has never renounced the use of force against Taiwan. The daily intrusions by the People's Liberation Army'' warplanes into Taiwan' s air defense identification zone have undermined peace and stability not only in the Taiwan Strait, but also in Asia. China's unresponsible behavior also demonstrates its inability to follow international regulations and standards.

In reality, Taiwan's international support for Taiwan is increasing. Statements from the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, the US-Japan Summit, US -Republic of Korea Summits, EU Japanese Summites and the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers Meeting, Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreignand Defense Ministerial Consultations, G-7 Leaders' Summit (G7 Leader Summit), EU-US Summit; France-Australie 2 +2 Ministeries Consultation, and USAustralia Ministerional Consultion have all raised concerns about China's

Taiwan is a responsible stakeholder and is open to cross-strait dialogue in sexism and without restrictions as he does as an independent individual. At the same time, we are determined to defend our hard-earned democracy and freedom. By forming behind Taiwan, like-minded democracies can send a strong message to China to stop being an assertive and disruptive actor in the Indo-Pacific and thus promote regional peace and stability.

Jonathan Sun is a writer who lives in New York City.


Economic and Cultural Office of Taipei in Boston is located in Taipa, Taiwan.

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