Speaker promises that monitoring mechanism will be completed before pact review (2014/04/06)

During the nearly three-week student occupation of the Legislature, onlookers have waited for Speaker Wang Jin-pyng to take control of the government body he oversees. Today Wang emerged from his relative silence to announce he will not let review of the trade-in-services pact Taiwan signed with China proceed until a monitoring mechanism for handling such pacts is in place. 

Pan blue and pan green lawmakers accompanied Speaker Wang Jin-pyng to the Legislature. For the first time in 20 days, Wang directly commented on the student occupation. This is the statement he gave:

Wang Jin-pyng
Legislative Speaker
I have never shied away from disputes, but when the various sides are unwilling to make concessions and it becomes impossible for ruling and opposition parties to achieve a consensus, we fail to meet the expectations of the people. For this, I feel concern and regret. The students are in the legislative chamber to express a multitude of opinions. Although various groups have different opinions on the propriety of their methods and goals, we cannot deny that the students have caused people to begin to think about the meaning of democracy. I cannot castigate the students for maintaining their ideals and seeking to expand citizen participation, but please consider how your long-term occupation of the legislative chamber has made us unable to deliberate a number of bills while affecting our international reputation. This is something that the people cannot accept. Keep charging ahead with your ideals, but return to your positions (in the classroom).

Wang’s most stunning remark came when he essentially accepted the students’ main demand.

Wang Jin-pyng
Legislative Speaker
In consideration of the overall social costs, I who hold the power of the legislative speaker solemnly state that before the cross-strait agreement monitoring regulations have been put into law, I will not convene consultations between ruling and opposition legislative caucuses on issues related to the cross-strait trade-in-services agreement. The lessons we have learned from this ordeal will contribute to how we run the country in the future and our commitment to respecting the popular will. At this key juncture, I urge the students to respect others’ opinions, and for others to show tolerance toward the students. Then, this dispute can end peacefully and we can move forward hand-in-hand for the sake of Taiwan.

After giving his statement, Wang entered the Legislature and met with students. Today, Wang firmly put responsibility for the next move in the students’ court.

王金平立院 

立法院被太陽花學運學生攻佔20天,一直很低調的立法院長王金平,今天上午11點終於帶領藍綠立委,重新回到議場,王金平以主人的身分,一開口就表達對這次學運行動的憂心,同時無法處理妥善感到歉意,但他不忍苛責,卻也要學生慎思,最後承諾在完成兩岸監督條例之前,服貿條例將不再召開協商會議,就希望讓事件能夠和平落幕。

十多位藍綠立委陪著立法院長王金平步行到議場,等了20天,王金平終於再以立院主人的身分發表談話。

[[立法院長 王金平]]
“金平面對爭議,從未逃避,但各方均未能放下己見,以致無法達成朝野的共識,對國人的深切期許,金平深感憂心與歉意,同學們在議場,為多元意見發聲,雖然手段與目的間的妥當性,各界容有不同的看法,但是已經啟發國人醒思民主的真諦,同學秉持理想擴大公民的參與,金平不忍苛責,惟請同學慎思各位長期佔據議場,導致許多議案無法審議,影響國際名聲,這絕非國人所能接受,金平呼籲同學帶著理想向前行,回到自己的崗位”

王金平向學生溫情喊話,且開出承諾,服貿協議將不會貿然闖關。

[[立法院長 王金平]]
“考量整體社會成本,金平秉持院長職權,鄭重向各位報告,在兩案協議監督條例草案完成立法前,將不召集兩岸服務貿易協議 相關黨團協商會議,經過這次淬鍊,我們當記取教訓,省思未來國政的推動,更要體察民意,在此關鍵時刻,金平希望同學們尊重各界聲音,也盼各界給予學生包容,使本次爭議和平落幕,讓大家一起攜手向前行,台灣加油”

之後王金平隨即進入議場,巡視每一個學生團體小組,還和大家一一握手,學運能不能和平落幕,就看學生怎麼接招。

 

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