Beijing: One-China principle conforms to international convention

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying reiterated the one-China principle, stating that the principle conforms to the international convention and trend at a press conference on Tuesday.

The remarks come after Solomon Islands' Deputy Foreign Minister Collin Beck told reporters that the so-called "diplomatic ties" between the Solomon Islands and Taiwan were stable.

According to Hua, the one-China principle is a widely-recognized norm in international relations.

"It is also the fundamental basis for China to establish and to develop ties with any other country," Hua added.

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Hua noted that most countries have made the correct decision, stressing that China is willing to develop friendly relations with all countries in the world.