Jan 2,1999---Trent Lott,Newt Gingrich

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Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation
B16F, No.3 Ta-Tun 2St.
Taichung, Taiwan, ROC.
January 2, 1999.

Dear Mr. Trent Lott,
Mr. Newt Gingrich,

The ROC Foreign Minister yesterday (Dec. 30, 1998) warned China against stepping up its campaign to isolate the island, saying it will only hinder reunification of the two sides. "China believe when it succeeds in taking away all of our diplomatic allies, the time will come for reunification" Jason Hu told a news conference. "But I am afraid the more they push to leave us zero diplomatic allies, it will only mean zero chance of reunification. Their suppression only sparks antagonism among our people, and they must try to understand how people fell about it".

Taipei lost four diplomatic allies to Beijing this year --- South Africa, Central African Republic, Guinea Bissau and Tonga. But it picked up one new ally, the Marshall Islands. Despite that gain, it is left with just 27 allies, mostly small countries in Africa and Central and South America.

Hu warned China against pursuing so-called "big country diplomacy" by striking strategic alliances with advanced nations while seeking their commitments to isolate Taiwan.

"Despite their closer relations, western nations will never ease their attacks on the mainland 's human rights violations" Hu said. "As Washington and Beijing get closer to each other, they will also realize the wide gaps between them".

In our view; Taiwan and China to establish a direct link between their military forces is necessary. For about the reports from Beijing Dec. 30 that mainland China said Tokyo's controversial plan to launch a series of military satellites and join the United States in researching theater missile defenses could spark a dangerous arm
race. "China sincerely hopes Japan will strictly abide by a defense policy limited to its own territory and coastal waters, and adhere to a peaceful development path". Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhu Bangzao was quoted by Xinhua News Agency as saying.

The meaning is saying that Tokyo's controversial plan would defense Beijing's threat to Taiwan".

On the other hand; the leaders of mainland China always sick of "psychosomatic reaction" in which feeling terror of losing their "political position".

However; democratic mainland China is every Chinese's wish.

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

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