Farage says Meghan Markle’s Coronation seat must be given to Prime Minister of Taiwan

Nigel Farage has urged the UK government to give Meghan Markle’s vacant coronation seat to Taiwan’s Prime Minister.

With Prince Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle, refusing to attend King Charles III’s coronation, senior Brexit supporter Nigel Farage has suggested that her seat at the historic occasion be handed to Taiwan’s Prime Minister.

Despite marrying into the royal family, Meghan has shown little interest in the institution, recently declining to attend Saturday’s ceremony — during which her father-in-law will be officially crowned King of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms — due to her dislike of so-called “unconscious bias” within the UK royal family.

In contrast, China’s communist government has reportedly accepted the British government’s invitation to attend the event, and is expected to send Vice-President Han Zheng — a hardliner responsible for brutal crackdowns in Hong Kong — as its representative, which has been deemed a “insult” by a number of UK politicians.

Farage is now advocating that the vacant seat left by Meghan be handed over to Tsai Ing-wen, the Prime Minister of Taiwan, possibly in response to the CCP’s decision.

“Meghan isn’t coming to the Coronation. so let the Taiwanese PM have her seat,” Farage wrote online, arguing for Tsai’s presence.

With China routinely disputing the legitimacy of Taiwan’s government, the action, if implemented by the UK government, would almost certainly enrage the country’s communist rule.

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It would almost certainly be met with applause from a number of key UK allies, with the US in particular strengthening ties with the island nation, which some fear will be invaded by Chinese forces.