BEIJING, April 27 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese mainland spokesperson has voiced resolute opposition to "Taiwan independence" secessionist activities of any forms, including those seeking secession through the so-called "referendum", "constitution making" or "constitutional amendment" and urged the United States to oppose Taiwan independence and handle issues related to Taiwan properly.
Spokesperson An Fengshan of the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office made the remarks at a press conference on Wednesday in response to a question regarding Taiwan legislature's discussion of a referendum law amendment that some say may pave the way for "Taiwan independence" forces to promote "constitution making" through referendum.
"We resolutely oppose the 'Taiwan independence' secessionist forces' efforts to make Taiwan secede from China under any name or by any means, including through the so-called 'referendum', 'constitution making' or 'constitutional revision'," said An.
"There is only one China, and the mainland and Taiwan belong to the same one China," An said. "China's state sovereignty and territorial integrity brook no division."
Taiwan's legislature is discussing a draft amendment to its referendum law.