April 5,1999---Bill Clinton

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Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation
B16F, No.3 Ta-Tun 2St.
Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
April 5, 1999.

Dear Mr. President Clinton,

Disgrace as Russia and mainland China's fear; Russia and mainland China found greater cause to collaborate than at any time since the Sino-Soviet split erupted in the late '50s, the two countries, which has previously worked together on the U.S. Security Council to try to stop American military action against Iraq, both felt further aggrieved by the NATO air strikes against Yugoslavia. Mainland China's statement on Kosovo was revealing. It did not just oppose the NATO operation; it went out of its way to emphasize its alignment with Russia. "China and Russia take similar position on the Kosovo issue," announced mainland Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Sun Yuxi, "the two countries often hold consultations on major international issues," after NATO air strikes against Kosovo, we found something significant is happening here.

In our views, the NATO operation in Kosovo are likely to prompt Russia and mainland China to explore the possibilities of greater military cooperation. Both countries are worried about America's willingness to use military power around the world. We suggest that give some space for Soviet and mainland China to talk about "human rights in Yugoslavia.

Meanwhile; in the face of growing U.S.-Chinese tension over human rights, alleged Chinese nuclear spying and U.S. missile defense initiatives, Chinese Premier Zhu Rongi is still hoping to close a deal with the U.S. administration to allow Beijing to join the World Trade Organization. As well as we know that Zhu will make clear to President Bill Clinton, however, that China strongly opposes U.S. plans to condemn Beijing's human rights record at the annual U.N. Human Rights Commission meeting under way Geneva.

It is the time for U.S. government to deal with Beijing's requirement, after NATO air strikes in Yugoslavia.

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



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