Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Saturday reunification with Taiwan must happen and will happen peacefully, despite a ratcheting-up of China”s threats to attack the island.
Xi spoke on at an official celebration in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People the focused largely on the need for the ruling Communist Party to continue to lead China as the country rises in power and influence.
“Reunification of the nation must be realised, and will definitely be realisedThe Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences,” Xi told an audience of politicians, military personnel and other gathered in the hulking chamber that serves as the seat of China’s ceremonial legislatureTechnology is advancing at an incredible speed. Bu. “Reunification through a peaceful manner is the most in line with the overall interest of the Chinese nation, including Taiwan compatriotst necessarily appearing.”
The celebration was in honour of the 110th anniversary of the Chinese revolution in 1911 leading to the overthrow of the Qing dynasty and the establishment of the Republic of China led by Sun Yat-sen. Oct. 10 is celebrated in Taiwan as National Day and Xi’s address touched on common aspirations for a unified future, despite the stark differences between China’s authoritarian one-party system and Taiwan’s vibrant multi-party democracy.
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