China - Taiwan Francis Markus reports from Taipei that the government of Taiwan has issued a defiant response to China's latest threat regarding reunification of Taiwan with the mainland. Yesterday, Beijing warned that refusal by Taiwan to negotiate with China on reunification might cause China to attack Taiwan militarily. Today, the Taiwanese government called on Beijing to respect Taiwan's sovereignty and to stop its intimidating tactics. Beijing's threat is seen as an attempt to scare pro-independence voters in the run-up to Taiwan's presidential election next month.
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China - Taiwan

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China - Taiwan

China - Taiwan

China - Taiwan

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Francis Markus reports from Taipei that the government of Taiwan has issued a defiant response to China's latest threat regarding reunification of Taiwan with the mainland. Yesterday, Beijing warned that refusal by Taiwan to negotiate with China on reunification might cause China to attack Taiwan militarily. Today, the Taiwanese government called on Beijing to respect Taiwan's sovereignty and to stop its intimidating tactics. Beijing's threat is seen as an attempt to scare pro-independence voters in the run-up to Taiwan's presidential election next month.