Official Statements on the Taiwan status issue

Office/Agency: US State Dept.
subject: Taiwan is not independent
date: October 25, 2004
quote: "Our policy is clear. There is only one China. Taiwan is not independent. It does not enjoy sovereignty as a nation, and that remains our policy, our firm policy."
(source: Statement by Secretary of State Colin Powell)

Secretary of State Colin Powell With Anthony Yuen of Phoenix TV

China World Hotel   Beijing, China
  October 25, 2004

State Dept. Archive Official Transcript