China’s authorities on Wednesday lambasted Taiwan’s humanitarian assist for Ukraine and sanctions on Russia as “profiting from others’ difficulties” after the island introduced it was sending extra funds donated by the general public for refugees.
The battle in Ukraine has garnered broad sympathy in Taiwan, with many seeing parallels between Russia’s invasion and the navy risk posed by China, which views the democratically ruled island as its personal territory.
Taiwan has joined in Western-led sanctions on Russia.
Requested about Taiwan’s assist and sanctions at a information convention in Beijing, Zhu Fenglian, a spokesperson for China’s Taiwan Affairs Workplace, stated Taiwan’s authorities was making an attempt to latch onto the difficulty for its personal functions.
“The Democratic Progressive Occasion authorities are utilizing the Ukraine concern to validate their existence and piggy again on a sizzling concern, profiting from others’ difficulties,” she stated, referring to Taiwan’s ruling social gathering.
“Their makes an attempt to incite confrontation and create hostility by way of political manipulation is not going to succeed.”