The National Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution for Taiwan's participation in the work of several international organizations, primarily the WHO, a position contrary to that of China. This text "
in favor of Taiwan's association with the work of international organizations and multilateral cooperation forums
" was adopted by 39 votes to two. It is similar to another resolution, adopted on May 6 by the Senate, which caused tensions with Beijing, which claims the sovereignty of the island. The transpartisan resolution, without binding value, supports “
the continuation of the diplomatic steps taken by France
” in favor of Taiwan's participation in the work of international organizations, in particular the WHO.
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The explanatory memorandum underlines “
the success and the notoriety of the
“ Taiwanese model ”
of management of the pandemic
” of Covid-19, deploring that it could not be shared for the benefit of all within international bodies including Taiwan is excluded. Another stone in the garden of Beijing, the resolution underlines that "
Taiwan has developed a political system with vibrant pluralism and a vibrant democratic life, an extension of human rights and a democratic culture based on values to which its inhabitants are attached
" . Taiwan, at the heart of a region plagued by strong geostrategic tensions, "
has consistently demonstrated a peaceful, constructive and cooperative attitude on a global scale
", adds the text.
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The resolution also pleads for the “
” of efforts for Taiwan's participation in other international cooperation bodies such as ICAO (international civil aviation), Interpol or the UNCAC (United Nations Framework Convention on climate changes).
The text is signed by nearly 200 deputies from both the majority and the opposition, including the presidents of the LREM groups Christophe Castaner, LR Damien Abad, MoDem Patrick Mignola, PS Valérie Rabault, Agir Olivier Becht, UDI Jean-Christophe Lagarde (UDI ) and Liberties and Territories Bertrand Pancher.
Communist groups and LFI dissociated themselves from it.