Honduras and China establish diplomatic relations

 
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Honduras and China announced today the establishment of diplomatic relations, hours after the Central American country made official the rupture of those it had maintained with Taiwan since 1941.

The foreign ministers of Honduras, Eduardo Reina, and China, Qin Gang, signed a "Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Honduras" in Beijing, which formalizes the ties between the two nations. The step takes place eleven days after Honduran President Xiomara Castro announced her intention to establish ties with the Asian giant.

The statement indicates that the opening of relations is effective from the day it is signed and that the two countries agree to "develop friendly relations on the basis of mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, non-aggression, non-interference in internal affairs, equality, mutual benefit, and peaceful coexistence".

"The Government of Honduras recognizes that there is only one China in the world, that the Government of the People's Republic of China is the only government that legally represents China and that Taiwan is an inalienable part of its territory," it continues.

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Honduras and China announced today the establishment of diplomatic relations, hours after the Central American country made official the rupture of those it had maintained with Taiwan since 1941.

The foreign ministers of Honduras, Eduardo Reina, and China, Qin Gang, signed a "Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Honduras" in Beijing, which formalizes the ties between the two nations. The step takes place eleven days after Honduran President Xiomara Castro announced her intention to establish ties with the Asian giant.

The statement indicates that the opening of relations is effective from the day it is signed and that the two countries agree to "develop friendly relations on the basis of mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, non-aggression, non-interference in internal affairs, equality, mutual benefit, and peaceful coexistence".

"The Government of Honduras recognizes that there is only one China in the world, that the Government of the People's Republic of China is the only government that legally represents China and that Taiwan is an inalienable part of its territory," it continues.