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Liberia committed to One-China Policy –VP Boakai

LINA/Benjamin S. Taingay
Vice President, Joseph Boakai
Vice President, Joseph Boakai

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Vice President (VP), Joseph Boakai, has reiterated that the Liberian Government, under the leadership of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Remains committed to the One-China Policy.

VP Boakai said Liberia remains committed to the One China Policy, because Government believes that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Government Is the true representative of all Chinese people.

The Liberian Vice President made the statement recently at the Chinese Embassy in Congo Town, where program marking the 67th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China was held.

VP Boakai told the gathering: “As a nation and people, Liberia remains resolute in maximizing the objectives of the framework of the China-Africa Cooperation, a platform, he believes, that will enhance interactions in diverse spheres.”

The Vice President also said: “Within the context of the reform of the United Nations Security Council, Liberia remains committed to the Ezulwini Consensus that seeks two permanent seats with veto rights for Africa and a total of five non-permanent seats for the Continent.”

“Mr. Ambassador, as we thank the Government and peoples of your great country for continued support to our development agenda, we are more hopeful for brighter and promising Liberia-China relations,” VP Boakai told Chinese Ambassador Zhang Yue.

Earlier in remarks, Ambassador Zhang said: “China is the second largest contributor to peace-keeping operations of the United Nations and a major peace keepers contributing country to Africa among the UN Security Council’s permanent members.

“China connects its own development to world prosperity and development. In the past 67 years, China has not only made the 1.3 billion Chinese people live better, but made great contributions to the development and stability of the world,” the Chinese Ambassador further noted.

Ambassador Zhang emphasized: “China strives to build a new type of international relations featuring win-win cooperation instead of confrontation exclusiveness.




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