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World FDP calls for the city partnership of Berlin with Taipei

16:00  06 august  2022
16:00  06 august  2022 Source:   rp-online.de

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The FDP parliamentary group in Berlin is committed to a town twinning with Taiwan's capital Taipei. "Cities of freedom are natural partners-this also has to become institutionally clear," said FDP MP Tobias Bauschke of the German Press Agency. "It is high time that Taiwan's capital Taipei and Berlin go into a town twinning."

Zwei Soldaten senken die Nationalflagge auf dem Freiheitsplatz der Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. © Chiang Ying-Ying/AP/dpa/Archive picture Two soldiers lower the national flag on the freedom place of the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

The Democratic States would have to hold together and stand up for their values ​​and freedom together. "This showed the brutal Russian attack war on Ukraine at the latest," argued the spokesman for the FDP parliamentary social issue. «As Berlin in the Cold War once, Taipeh is a lighthouse of freedom today. Time that this is underpinned by a partnership. »

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Berlin has 17 partner cities all over the world. The connection to Los Angeles in the western United States has long been: for 55 years. The ruling mayor Franziska Giffey was only visiting the French capital in July. The town twinning has existed for 35 years. Moscow has also been one of the partner cities since 1991. After the beginning of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, there were demands from the Berlin CDU, among other things, to end this city partnership. Giffey rejected this.

Beijing sees the self -ruled Taiwan as part of the People's Republic and threatens to conquer. The 23 million Taiwaners, on the other hand, see themselves as independent.

After visiting US top politician Nancy Pelosi in Taiwan on Tuesday and Wednesday, China's People's Liberation Army maneuvers arranged in six areas around the Democratic Island Republic, which was considered to be a warning to the United States.

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