China will not rule out the power to bring Taiwan to the mainland
The Chinese government said on Wednesday it would not rule out the use of force in its effort to unite Taiwan with the continent. The report also states that the deployment of a missile defense system in South Korea has undermined the regional strategic balance. , 2018, photographic photo, supporters of the opposition nationalist party, cheered in Gaosyun, Taiwan. (AP Photo / File) "/>
FILE – In this photographic photo on November 24, 2018, the supporters of the opposition nationalist party welcomed in Gaosun, Taiwan.
"If someone dares to separate Taiwan from China, the Chinese army will surely fight to resolutely defend the sovereign unity and territorial integrity of the country," Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Kian said. war. The Communist-led party, however, does not accept the independence of the democratic state. China threatened to impose a US sanction after arms sales to Taiwan amounted to $ 2.2 billion earlier this month.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.