US, EU, and Japan Congratulated Tsai Ing-wen’s Landslide Victory

Tsai Ing-wen’s landslide victory in Taiwan’s 2020 general election, and Taiwan people’s strong anti-CCP sentiment, shake the Asian political world. A new global anti-CCP wave is now unavoidable! US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo sent in his congratulations.

European Union Ministry of Foreign Affairs congrats Tsai on her victory: claiming that the European Union Ministry of Foreign Affairs congrats Tsai on her victory: claiming that historical voting participation, showed the people of Taiwan had the determination to protect their freedom and democracy.

Tsai obtained her second term in the 2020 Taiwan general presidential election with a landslide victory, Tseng Ho-Jen the ambassador of the Republic of China to Belgium and the European Union sent in his warm regards. He claimed Taiwan is a democracy and shares a similar governing system to the EU members, and promise there will be more interactions between the EU and Taiwan in the future. 

The EU also congratulated Tsai’s landslide victory and claimed that the high voting turns out represented the wills of the people, and emphasized that the EU and Taiwan both believe in rule of law, democracy, and human rights.

Japan’s ambassador to Taiwan: Tsai’s re-election will ensure Japan and Taiwan to enjoy deeper interactions in the future.

The following is the congratulation letter from Japan’s minister of foreign affairs

Today (11th) after Taiwan’s 2020 general elections, President Tsai had won her re-election. I want to once again congratulate Ms. Tsai on carrying on this election process smoothly and successfully. 

Taiwan and Japan share the same values, and Taiwan is an important economic partner and a valuable friend of Japan. The Japanese government will uphold its position of maintaining mutually beneficial relations with Taiwan and deepen cooperation and exchanges between the two countries.

The minister of the foreign affairs also stated that the Taiwan issue shall be resolved peacefully through direct dialogue between the parties, that benefits regional peace and stability.

The results of the Taiwan election were announced, president Tsai Ing-wen succeeded in re-election. The Washington Post published an article titled “Taiwan ’s president obtains landslide victory over an opponent who was favored by Beijing”. The Post also pointed out that during the voting process, Taiwan had a historical turnout and democracy was alive and well.

President Tsai’s overwhelming victory sent a strong message to the world, especially to the puppets of the CCP that “Taiwan wants democracy, not a dictatorship!”

Taiwan Diplomats in UK Held Tea Party in Their Office, Celebrating Tsai’s Victory

During Taiwan’s general elections, the diplomats in the UK held a tea party and invited many diplomatic officials from UK and academia to participate while broadcasting the whole election process live. This tea party showcased that Taiwan’s democracy had matured, and all the participants engaged in active discussions and exchange of ideas. 

In order for UK officials and academia to understand Taiwan ’s election system, posters that contained candidate information and their results of the previous election were presented and translated into English, further “Taiwan-themed” election bulletins were also showcased.

AFP: Tsai Ing-wen’s overwhelming victory was a heavy blow to Beijing

Tsai Ing-wen won an overwhelming victory on Saturday’s general election. Foreign media pointed out that, the result showed Taiwanese voters’ severe discontent towards Beijing’s recent infiltration, suppression, and threats of war towards the self-rule island. The election result last night will undoubtedly send Beijing a strong message.

When Tsai Ing-wen announced her victory, the voting results continue to pour in and showed that her lead was already uncontested. At her victory press conference, Tsai told reporters both foreign and domestic, “Taiwanese are telling the world how much we value our democracy, freedom and the people of Taiwan truly cherish this country.”

China has made no secret of wanting Tsai Ing-wen to be ousted from office and wish she could be replaced by an opponent from the Kuomintang which had a much more pro-Beijing stance, but the election results would no doubt make Beijing think twice. 

The US congratulates President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen winning re-election

After Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen was re-elected on Saturday (January 11), US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo soon issued a congratulatory statement. Pompeo also praised Taiwan for setting a “positive role model” for the world and said that the United States and Taiwan belong to the same democratic family.

The full text of Pompeo’s statement is as follows:

“The United States congratulates Dr. Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election in Taiwan’s presidential election. We also congratulate Taiwan on demonstrating once again the power of its vibrant democracy, which, combined with a free-market economy and a vibrant civil society, these features had made Taiwan a model of the Indo-Pacific region and a positive force in the world.

The American people and the people of Taiwan are not only partners but also members of the same democratic family. Shared political, economic, and international values that ​​hold us together. We cherish our constitutionally protected rights and freedoms, foster private sector-led growth and entrepreneurship, and strive to be a positive force in the international community.

The United States thanked President Tsai for her leadership in developing a strong partnership with the United States and commended her for persisting in maintaining stability across the Taiwan Straits in the face of relentless pressure. Under her leadership, we hope that Taiwan will continue to be a shining example for those countries that strive for democracy, prosperity, and a better way for their people. “

On the same day, the Congressional Taiwan Caucus also issued a statement congratulating Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election as Taiwan’s president. The letter was drafted by the following congressional representatives. Co-Chairman of Congressional Taiwan Caucus, Steve Chabot, Democrat Congressman Albio Sires, Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, and Democrat Congressman Gerry Connolly. The full text of the statement issued by Connolly) is as follows:

“As the co-chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, we sincerely congratulate President Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election as President of Taiwan.

We are ready to cooperate with her government to strengthen our close relationship, deepen our economic cooperation, promote peace and prosperity for the people of Taiwan, and promote freedom and openness of the Indo-Pacific region. We will also seek to ensure that the United States honors our commitments to Taiwan in accordance with the Taiwan Relations Act, the six guarantees, and the Taiwan Travel Act.

Taiwan is the beacon of Indo-Pacific democracy and a model for people in the region and around the world. Today’s elections once again show that democracy manifests the will of the people in a way that promotes peace, freedom, and prosperity.”

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Jan. 12, 2020