The unauthorized modification of the M503 route by China has attracted international attention.Italymanagement committeeVice Speaker Qian Yiyou and the Italian Association for Friendship with Taiwan recently urged the Italian Foreign Ministry to urge the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to confront China’s unauthorized modification of the M503 route.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China announced on January 30 that it was unilaterally canceling the 2015 cross-strait M503 route agreement, which not only affected flight safety but also aroused international concern.
On the 6th, Italian Senate Vice President Gian Marco Centinio formally proposed to question Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani in the Senate, pointing out that China unilaterally canceled the M503 route without prior consultation and expanded the W122 and W123 routes. Announced to be activated. Taiwan. Flying from west to east violates ICAO rules, damaging relations between the two countries and increasing tensions across the Taiwan Strait.
Since the stability of the Taiwan Strait is also related to Italy’s interests, Qian Yiyu used an urgent written inquiry to question the Italian Foreign Minister and asked the Italian Foreign Ministry to take concrete measures together with the international community to avoid tensions. requested. of cross-strait tension.
Lucio Malan, Italian senator and president of the Association for Friendship with Taiwan in the Italian Congress, also sent a letter to Italian Foreign Minister Tajani on February 6 on behalf of all 74 members of the Association for Friendship with Taiwan in the Italian Congress. Emphasizing that China has unilaterally changed course and intends to change course, China’s actions not only threaten the security and stability of the Taiwan Strait, but may also pose a threat to overall regional security.
In Malan’s letter, he also urged the Italian Foreign Ministry to contact ICAO to look into the matter and work to restore international aviation safety in the region.
Cai Yunzhong, representative to Italy, said that in addition to Qian Yiyou and the Congress Friendship Association with Taiwan taking concrete actions, such as contacting ICAO, the Italian Foreign Ministry intervened in dealing with China’s misconduct, Members of the Italian Congress, including many of the Senate, are friendly to Taiwan”European UnionPolicy Committee Chairman Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata and Chairman of the European Policy Committee of the House of Representatives Alessandro Giglio Vigna both expressed Taiwan’s concerns to the Italian Foreign Ministry about China’s interference with the M503 route.
Tsai Yun-chung said Taiwan is grateful to the Italian Congress for its support of Taiwan, and hopes that the Italian government will urge ICAO to urge China to initiate negotiations on new air routes with Taiwan in order to ensure regional security. Will help you contact. , stability and aviation safety.