The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens, Taiwan’s desire to participate in the United Nations is revived | Li Guangzhang | Times Square

Beijing time:2022-09-15 06:32

[Nuova dinastia Tang, ora di Pechino, 15 settembre 2022]This Tuesday (September 13), the 77th sessionUnited Nations General AssemblyInauguration at the United Nations Headquarters in New York On the same day, the ambassador to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New YorkLi Guangzhanget al, in New YorkTime SquareA new round of advocacy campaigns has been launched to call for Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations.

According to the Voice of America report, just in time for the 77thUnited Nations General AssemblyOn the occasion of the opening of the UN headquarters in New York, the ambassador to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New YorkLi Guangzhangwait for someone to comeTime SquareLaunch an appeal campaign to speak out on behalf of the 23.5 million people in Taiwan who have been excluded from the UN system and demand that Taiwan join the UN and contribute to the world.

On the 13th, a series of huge video billboards in Times Square displayed the words “Peace, you and Taiwan, the United Nations”, as well as images such as colored lanterns representing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Li Guangzhang stressed during the event: “Taiwan is a help for the world and a force for good. Faced with intertwined and complex global challenges, now is the time for Taiwan to join the United Nations and help find solutions together. “.

Li Guangzhang also said: “The improper interpretation of UN General Assembly Resolution 2758 by the UN Secretariat not only deprives Taiwan of its right to participate in the UN and its specialized agencies, but also prevents the international community to benefit from Taiwan’s contributions. “

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On October 25, 1971, the 26th UN General Assembly passed Resolution 2758, which decided to “restore the legitimate rights of the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations. Since then, the Chinese government has used this resolution as an excuse to prevent Taiwan to participate in the United Nations system All activities.

However, the Taiwanese government insists that Resolution 2758 only addresses the issue of China’s representation within the UN system and does not involve Taiwan, nor does it accept China’s claim that Taiwan is part of its territory.

Li Guangzhang said: “The purpose of the United Nations is to maintain international peace and security. In the face of China’s military threats and provocations, Taiwan, as a responsible member of the international community, will firmly defend its national sovereignty and security. while maintaining moderation and deepening cooperation with like-minded countries and jointly maintaining regional peace and stability.

(Responsible director: He Yating)

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