Wu Den-yih (吳敦義; Wú Dūnyì; born 30 January 1948) is a politician in the Republic of China (ROC). He is the Chairman of Kuomintang since August 2017.
== Quotes ==
There is no timeline for future political negotiations, but both of us (Taiwan and Mainland China) must develop and accumulate enough friendship and mutual trust.
Wu Den-yih (2012) cited in: "Cross-strait ties are geography, not politics: Wu Den-yih" in Want China Times, 1 June 2012.Both sides (Taiwan and Mainland China) are so lovely and so many of their people are behaving like heroes and heroines, and yet Taiwan's former ambition to 'recover the mainland' has become a thing of the past.
Wu Den-yih (2016) cited in: "Ex-VP calls on China 'not to widen distance' with Taiwanese" in Focus Taiwan, 3 October 2016.Let's put all this (cross-strait conflict) aside. The best choice for both sides (Taiwan and Mainland China) at this moment is peace.
Wu Den-yih (2016) cited in: "Wu Den-yih calls on China to improve Taiwan relations" in The China Post, 5 October 2016.We should rebuild a just and harmonious society, where amicability exists between labor and capital, the younger and older generations, men and women, as well as concerned parties in the recent debates about legalizing same-sex marriage.
Wu Den-yih (2017) cited in: "Wu pledges just governance if elected" in Taipei Times, 10 January 2017.With hindered communication across the strait, I will lead the (Kuomintang) party to take on the responsibility to protect and ensure the personal well-being, rights, social and economic exchange, and cultural transmission for people on both sides (Taiwan and Mainland China).
Wu Den-yih (2017) cited in: "Wu stresses ‘1992 consensus’ in Xi reply" in Taipei Times, 22 May 2017.Of course, we are against Taiwan's independence, but we don't think right now is the time to talk about reunification (with Mainland China).
Wu Den-yih (2018) cited in: "Taiwan opposition ditches pro-China overtures ahead of poll" in Financial Times, 8 May 2018.The two sides of the Taiwan Strait, based on the 'one China' principle, agreed that either side can freely interpret what 'one China' means in a verbal form. This means that the mainland can claim that the People's Republic of China represents all of China, while we can also claim that the Republic of China represents the whole of China.
Wu Den-yih (2019) cited in: "KMT chief clarifies contents of '1992 consensus'" in Focus Taiwan, 4 January 2019.If the Kuomintang has the opportunity to rule (Taiwan) again, then we would have met the conditions stipulated by the (Act Governing Relations Between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area) law. Assuming talks between the two sides (Taiwan and Mainland China) are successful, a Kuomintang government would be within its rights to sign a cross-strait peace treaty.
Wu Den-yih (2019) cited in: "Wu Den-yih says KMT could sign peace treaty if it regains presidency next year" in Taipei Times, 15 February 2019.
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