Aug. 4,1998---Madeleine Kobel Albright, Newt Gingrich

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Taiwan Tati Cultural And
Educational Foundation
B16F, No.3 Ta-Tun 2St.
Taichung, Taiwan, ROC.
August 4, 1998.

Dear Mrs. Madeleine Korbel Albright,
   Mr. Newt Gingrich,

In Taiwan; the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) announced yesterday (August 1, 1998) that it will indefinitely suspend its engagement with mainland China to protest Beijing's handling of the kidnapping and murder of DPP Kaousiung city council deputy Lin Ti-chuan.

DPP will take steps to push the ROC government to stop cultural, athletic and other social exchanges across the Taiwan Strait.

DPP chairman Lin Yi-hsiung, condemned communist China's consistent suppression of human rights and failure to protest personal safety of visitors from Taiwan. Lin urged local people not to make pleasure strips to that risky, dangerous country.

In the handling of Ms Lin Ti-chuan's case, the Chinese government has shown ignorance to human rights and individual safety.

About cross-strait's meeting; Beijing has repeatedly insisted that Taipei abandon the earlier process of technical talks in favor of starting up new political talks instead.

Meanwhile, Taipei is not willing to submit to Beijing's insistence that the People's Republic of China is the sole legal Chinese government, to which the province of Taiwan belongs.

After all, if the mainland genuinely desires to resume contacts with us, one would think that they would not object to even a courtesy visit by Koo (Chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation in Taiwan).

It seems that instead, the mainland is only interested in pressuring us into accepting its skewed political vision of events across the Taiwan Strait. Beijing would all be better off skirting their way around the political fiasco.

1995; Taiwan people known the truth that Beijing launched a series of threatening military exercises off the Taiwan coastline, which lasted for months, to frighten the island's population into submission to Beijing's version of the so-called "one China" policy. At the same time; Taiwan first President of direct-election was going to hot point..

With mainland China's social order deteriorating opposition legislator Hsiao Yu-cheng urged the Mainland Affair Council(MAC) which charts Taiwan's policy toward the mainland to establish a regular warning system for the reference of would be mainland-bound business people and ordinary travelers.

So, we further said the two sides of the Taiwan Strait should sign an agreement on join anti-crime operations and anti-military attack to better protect the physical safety and property of the people on both sides of the strait.

In early July, U.S. President Bill Clinton visited mainland China and loudly proclaimed his belief in democracy and human rights to a land.

The "three no's" hurt Taiwan too much that the economic miracle of Taiwan demonstrate to the people on the mainland that they can have a better life with amarket economy. And the democratization of Taiwan proves that traditional Chinese culture is compatible with democracy, freedom and human rights. Practically; Taiwan's miracles are concretized by divided government from Beijing's communism's.

"What we on Taiwan have done all along in preserve, for China, a piece of land that is free from communist life." ROC President Lee Teng-hui said. He noted, saying that Taiwan has developed its economy and embraced democracy for a future reunited China.

On above reasons; we need your help to convince Beijing government, what is the right way to talk with Taiwan.

Any countries believed that the democratic mainland China will be a welfare for the world.


Sincerely Yours,
Yang Hsu-Tung.
President of
Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation


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