A war of words between China and Taiwan over a Chinese diplomatic threat to invade
09:52 - 11/12/2017
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The threat of a senior Chinese diplomat to invade Taiwan as soon as any US warship visited the island is a war of words, with Taipei accusing Beijing of not understanding what democracy means.
"He told US officials that China would implement the anti-secession law, which allows it to use force on Taiwan if necessary to prevent the island's secession if the United States sends ships of its navy," Sputnik quoted Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Li Qixin as saying. To Taiwan. "
"The day that a US Navy ship arrives in Kaohsiung is the day when the PLA will unite Taiwan by military force," he said.
"Although Chinese officials seem to want to try to win hearts and minds in Taiwan, they frequently use threats that hurt the feelings of the Taiwanese people," the Taiwan Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
"These methods show a lack of knowledge of the true meaning of the democratic system and the way in which the democratic society works." Ending / 25 z