1 Amendments of Alviina ALAMETSÄ related to 2020/2207(INI)

Amendment 99 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 8 a (new)
8a. Expresses grave concern at the recent escalations of tensions on some potential flashpoints in Indo-Pacific region, such as India-China disputed border, the East and South China Sea and the Taiwan Strait, including China’s increasingly provocative military manoeuvres aimed at Taiwan; calls for all parties concerned to resolve their differences through peaceful means to de- escalate the tensions and to refrain from taking unilateral action to change the status quo; underlines the importance of the peaceful development across the Taiwan Strait to maintain peace, stability and prosperity for China and Taiwan, as well as in the Asia-Pacific region, which remains of critical importance to the interests of the EU; calls for the EU and it Member States to revisit their engagement policy with Taiwan and to collaborate with international like-minded partners to protect democratic Taiwan free from foreign threats; ˙Expresses concern about the disinformation campaign launched by malicious third countries to disrupt the efforts in fighting COVID-19 pandemic against democracies in the Indo-Pacific region, including Taiwan; calls on the EU and its Member States to support Taiwan’s meaningful and pragmatic participation as an observer in the WHO meetings, mechanisms and activities, so as to jointly fight against the global public health crisis;
Committee: AFET