BEIJING: Taiwanese President Xi Jinping says he will defend himself democratically without bowing to Chinese pressure .
According to the BBC, Xing Wen’s statement came after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent provocative speech. In his speech on the occasion of Taiwan’s National Day, he said that Taiwan stands on the first line of defense of democracy, we will not react in a hurry, but no one can force Taiwan to do what China wants us to do. Wants to take Nor is it a democratic path to the sovereignty of Taiwan’s 23 million people. We are still willing to negotiate with China on the basis of equality.
It should be noted that the tension between China and Taiwan is increasing with each passing day, which has endangered the peace of the region. Meanwhile, tensions over China’s military movements near the Taiwanese border, warplane flights and naval exercises have escalated.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has reiterated his commitment to Taiwan’s integration, saying that Taiwan was part of China and would soon rejoin China peacefully. No one can deny this fact.
Taiwan responded to the Chinese president’s statement by saying that the fate of the island would be decided by no one but the people living there. We do not want war but we reserve the right to defend ourselves.
It should be noted that China considers Taiwan as its part, while Taiwan considers itself an independent state, on which tensions and disputes between the two have been going on for many years, but recently tensions have increased.
Regional affairs experts say tensions between China and Taiwan threaten regional peace, but it is gratifying that both countries have called for a peaceful solution to the problem.