Taiwan Official Expresses Disappointment Over Nation’s Lack Of Development Aid To Africa Due To ‘One China’ Policy
VOA News: Africa Misses Out on Taiwan’s Development Aid Due to ‘One China’ Policy
“Taiwan says it regrets that the ‘One China’ policy insisted on by Beijing prevents it from providing much needed development aid to most countries in Africa. … [Taiwan’s Deputy Secretary-General for International Cooperation and Development Pai-po Lee] says Taiwan had invested a lot in the African region. But, all that is now in the past. He says Taiwan currently maintains diplomatic relations with only two countries — Burkina Faso and Swaziland…” (Schlein, 4/8).