The President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing Wen, has warned that it will not give in to pressure from the People’s Republic of China for a future “reunification” while he assured that “no one can force Taiwan to take the path that China has chosen.” He also confirmed that they will continue to strengthen their military capabilities so that the future of the country is decided solely by “the will of the Taiwanese people.”
These statements by the president were made during the celebrations of the National Taiwan Day, and where he promised to defend the island from the growing pressure of China, which for decades has sought to unite its People’s Republic with «the province”. This new international crisis began after a week of tensions, as a result of the report of incursion of at least 148 Chinese aircraft in its airspace.
The president also pointed out that They will “resist” to threats of “interventionism” from China, with an unprecedented display of military capacity from Taiwan during the National Holiday.
It is not the first time that Beijing has claimed and qualified this “Rebel province” as part of its territory, although it is true that, until now, it has only done so with veiled threats. On October 5, the Tsai government denounced the presence of at least 56 Chinese combat aircraft in its airspace. A) Yes, Tsai Ing Wen, stated that they will do their best «To prevent the status quo is not unilaterally altered “and that they will continue to strengthen” our national defense and showing our determination to defend ourselves to ensure that no one forces us to follow the path that China has charted for us».
«The path that China has laid out does not offer us neither a free and democratic way of life nor sovereignty for our 23 million people », asserted the Taiwanese ruler.
The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, warned this Saturday that «They can get and will achieve »reunification and pointed out the” basic principle of ‘peaceful reunification’ “making possible a reintegration under the framework ‘one country two systems’ which in its day applied in Macao and Hong Kong.
However, the reunification presented by China and which did not convince Taiwan at all, further evidenced its misgivings over the pressure from the Asian giant having grown in recent months. Tsai Ing Wen He has mentioned on various occasions that China is the complete opposite of political and economic development, as the social differences in this country are also so defined. The Chinese government fears for its part that “Drift” of the Taiwanese government influence a formal independence of the island.