Meloni, the leader of the "Italian Brotherhood", is expected to become the first female prime minister in Italian history.


[Compiled by Chen Chengliang/Comprehensive Report] After Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the "Italian Brothers Party" with a friendly and anti-China standpoint, led the center-right coalition to win the congressional election on the 25th, Meloni is expected to become the The first female prime minister in Italian history.

She promised before the election that she would strengthen cooperation between Italy and Taiwan after taking office.

The Chinese embassy in Italy expresses strong dissatisfaction with this, and firmly opposes the use of the Taiwan issue to speak out.

In an interview before the election, Meloni said that if the center-right coalition headed by the Italian Brotherhood were to govern after the election, "there is no doubt that Taiwan will be an important concern for Italy."

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She stressed that the new government will limit China's expansion in Italy and Europe, and has no intention of continuing to participate in the "Belt and Road" project; the party she leads and Taiwan are linked by sincere friendship, and if she can lead the new government, she will promote Taiwan Further bilateral cooperation.

Meloni said that the Italian Brotherhood she leads and the democratic countries of the free world strongly condemn China's military threat to Taiwan, and the EU should use all political and diplomatic means to exert all-out pressure to avoid conflicts in the Taiwan Strait.

According to the official website of the Chinese embassy in Italy, the spokesperson of the Chinese embassy issued a statement on the 23rd on Meloni's above remarks, saying that the Chinese side has noticed some negative remarks related to Taiwan recently, and used the Taiwan issue to talk things out and instigate toughness against China.

China expresses strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to the remarks.

The spokesperson pointed out that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China, and the Taiwan issue concerns China's sovereignty and territorial integrity. It is purely China's internal affairs and brooks no outside interference.

The one-China principle is the general consensus of the international community and the basic norm of international relations. It is the political premise and foundation for the establishment and development of diplomatic relations between China and all countries including Italy.

"We urge relevant parties to recognize the high sensitivity of the Taiwan issue, earnestly abide by the one-China principle, and avoid sending wrong signals to the separatist forces of Taiwan independence," the statement said.