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Lawmaker pans ‘negative’ MOFA film

By Chris Wang and Mo Yan-chih  /  Staff reporters

“My administration’s consistent stance is that the Diaoyutai Islands are an integral part of the territory of the Republic of China (ROC). Sovereignty cannot be divided, but resources can be shared. We hope the interested parties can put aside disputes over sovereignty and join efforts to develop resources in the area,” he said.

Ma added that the government would not rule out resolving the dispute via international meditation or lawsuits if necessary, but said the Japanese government has so far declined such a proposal.

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