Taiwan ‘Will Defend Its Sovereignty’ Against China…

Taiwan 'Will Defend Its Sovereignty' Against China's Ambitions
A woman holds a Taiwanese flag to mark Taiwan’s National Day in a celebration in Hong Kong, Oct. 10, 2019. AFP

The democratic island of Taiwan on Friday vowed to defend its national sovereignty as China said it would step up exchanges in a bid to involve the nation of 23 million people — most of whom have no wish to be ruled by Beijing — in its plan for “national rejuvenation.”

“We must stick to our key policies in our work with Taiwan,” Chinese premier Li Keqiang told the National People’s Congress (NPC) annual session in Beijing.

Li said the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which has never ruled Taiwan, would “resolutely curb separatist activities” there, as well as “promoting cross-strait exchanges and cooperation and integrated development, and working together to create a bright future for national rejuvenation.”

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