Secretary General Wang Tuoh responding to KMT Chairman Wu Poh-hsiung’s visit to
Wang said that stability and peace in the cross-strait has always been a long term goal of the DPP. Only through peace and stability, can
Wang pointed out that firstly, that there must be strict regulations and conditions for party-to-party interaction between the cross-strait. Political parties are unsuited and do not have the authority to represent the Taiwanese government in cross strait negotiations. Even though the “Act Governing Relations Between Peoples of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area” does not directly prohibit dialogue between political parties across the strait, however unless explicitly authorized by the government, political parties do not and cannot represent governmental authority, and should not be allowed to sign any agreements or issue any communiqués. Wang added, to in order for any civilian organization to conduct law-binding negotiations, they must first be officially authorized by the government to do so, and should meet the three following conditions: to be a non-profit public good based organization, professional, and that the government will have the ability to have control of these negotiations.
Secondly, the DPP is very concerned that these ‘KMT-CCP’ dialogues could seriously endanger
Wang emphasized, that since the opening of ties between
Wang Tuoh added that the DPP will support any cross-strait exchanges, as long as these dialogues are based on equal respect of sovereignty between the two sides, with
Secretary General Wang Tuoh also said that in order to prevent China from fragmenting Taiwan from within, all political parties should put aside their differences, and work together to form a unified China policy. Only as a unified country, can