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BEIJING, May 20. /TASS/. Beijing values Russian Foreign Ministry’s statement on recognizing Taiwan as an integral part of China, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Friday.
"Yesterday (on May 19), the Russian Foreign Ministry made a statement that there is only one China in the world, and that (Moscow) does not recognize any forms of Taiwan’s independence. We highly assess Russia’s position," Hua said.
On Thursday Russian Foreign Ministry’s official spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that "Russia recognizes that there is only one China in the world, the Chines government is the only legitimate government that represents the whole country, and Taiwan is an integral part of China. We are against Taiwan’s independence in any form," Zakharova said.
Taiwan’s new administration head (president) Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in on Friday. Tsai, who chairs the Democratic Progressive Party, was elected as president at January 16 election and has today started her official four-year term.