Nicola Beer, a European Parliament vice-president, speaks during a meeting with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei. Photo: AFP
Nicola Beer, a European Parliament vice-president, speaks during a meeting with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei. Photo: AFP

EU wants good ties with Beijing, but will still stand with Taiwan, top lawmaker says

  • Status quo cannot be changed against the will of the Taiwanese people, European Parliament Vice-President Nicola Beer says in Taipei
  • Europe has stood up for Taiwan because it was too naive to trust Beijing on keeping its promise to Hong Kong, asserts German lawmaker

Nicola Beer, a European Parliament vice-president, speaks during a meeting with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei. Photo: AFP
Nicola Beer, a European Parliament vice-president, speaks during a meeting with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei. Photo: AFP
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