hong kongAccording to media reports, China’s former ambassador to the United Statescui tiankaiSaid the Taiwan issue should be viewed as a “life or death issue.”
The South China Morning Post said in a report today that after Chinese President Xi Jinping and the President of the United StatesbidenBefore the meeting in San Francisco, Cui Tiankai made the above remarks in an interview with the newspaper.
He said that the Taiwan issue is related to China’s national sovereignty, territorial integrity and national unity. For China, this issue is like a “question of life or death” with no scope for concession.
He also said that for all Chinese, the Taiwan issue is also “a matter of life or death” and “we are prepared to defend national sovereignty at any time.”
He said Beijing will still try to reunify Taiwan by peaceful means and can discuss anything as long as it respects the “one China” principle, but warned that Taiwan issues But China’s tolerance for various provocations is limited.
Cui Tiankai also said that because China-US relations are very complex, they cannot be fixed simply by a meeting of heads of state. He also believes that although Hong Kong is embroiled in geopolitical disputes, Hong Kong will still remain an international investment hub and international financial center.
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