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Taiwanese President Tsai Yin-wen issues a world alert for China
In an exclusive CNN interview, Tsai said the military threat from China grew "every day" in line with a tougher foreign policy under President Jiangping.
"If today is Taiwan, people have to ask" Who is next? "Each country in the region – if it no longer wants to obey Chinese will, they will face similar military threats," Tsai said. and China are separated from less than 130 kilometers (81 miles) in their closet.
For seven decades, the two have maintained a restless truce after their separation at the end of the devastating civil war in 1949
The union is a long- an objective for the ruling Communist Party in China, which considers self- Taiwan is an island of 23 million people and is a renegade
But the election of Tsai and its historic pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (PDP) in 201
6 sent the relationship between the two governments to rotate
] Beijing has put increasing diplomatic and economic pressure on Taiwan, conducting live
"When China is getting stronger and more ambitious, we are facing growing threats," Tsai said.
"Our challenge is whether our existence, security, prosperity is the biggest problem for Taiwan."
Taiwan's unofficial alliance for decades has acted as a guarantee for the island's security against the threat of Chinese but when asked directly, Tsai will not be attracted to the question of whether she believes US President Donald Trump will help her
"We must be prepared at all times," she said. reached the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture
Growing Threats "
A woman who will be selected as a Taiwanese leader, Tsai was in charge of the anti-Peking mood after the attempts of the Homindan party to move closer to China.
But her popularity gradually diminished the internal opposition of its policies. and struggle with the Taiwanese economy to fight it
In November, Tsai's GMP suffered a heavy defeat in local elections, losing up to 10% across the island. Tsai said that the outcome of 2018 is due to what she called a "challenging" internal reform agenda.
"People do not feel the outcome of the reform so much when you just started," she said.
The barrage does not repel Tsai, who revealed to CNN, that he will run for re-election in 2020. "Of course, every seated president wants to do more for the country.
China's Xi is unlikely to welcome a second term for Tsai. exerts pressure on Taiwan, officially known as the Republic of China, (19659024) In January, Xi Jinping called for a "peaceful unification" of China and Taiwan in a remarkable speech, warning that Taiwan's independence was a "dead end."  ] "We do not promise to give up the use of force," said the Chinese leader.
Tsai said that his President's speech in January has raised concern in Taiwan. She said the island refused to become another Hong Kong or Macao – both semi-autonomous cities under the Beijing government.
But Tsai said the threats and threats from Beijing are unproductive for His purposes and serve only to push the island away from the Communist Party and strengthen their support for democracy. will create a sense of failure for people in Taiwan and will punch our morals. But any such move only upset and alienate the Taiwanese people, "she said.
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Warm Links with Trump
In January, Taiwan held military teachings designed to prepare troops in the event of an invasion of the continent. Photos show dramatic images of helicopters and artillery missiles that make live fire.
Tsai said he strengthens Taiwan's military capabilities in the face of China's rapid modernization. She said Taiwan is "24/7" on the first sign of a Chinese strike.  "We expect this when we get out of the first wave of Chinese attacks, the rest of the world will face this."
19659008] As Cay did not say it specifically, it is likely that the pressure on China will come from Washington For years the United States has provided a silent guarantee of protection from the United States
At Trump, relations between Washington and Taipei have come close to expanding arms sales and greater voice support from US politicians, Taiwan's travel law, which encourages "visits between US and Taiwan officials at all levels "In the month of the United States, the United States opened a new US $ 255 million embassy on the island, known as the American Institute in Taiwan.
Many leaders around the world criticized President Trump for focusing on US domestic interests at the expense of the international community, but Tsai said he did not see it that way.
"Every president has to take many factors into account when making decisions, especially internal decisions, so President Trump focuses on" America First, "she said.
Trump interrupted decades of protocol and took a short greeting address. (1969)  There is an external chance that can change this year, a group of US lawmakers led by China's famed hard-line contingent, Marko Rubio , asked the President of the American Chamber Nancy Pelosi to take a look Anni Tsai to appear at a joint session of the US Congress
But Tsai refused to say whether he would accept an invitation to say, a move that must continue, will surely upset China. "This is not just a matter of "Whether to speak in Washington or not will depend on whether this move will be beneficial to Taiwan, our US relations and regional stability." The US was careful, at least publicly, to adhere to the so-called "one China" policy, acknowledging Beijing's claim that Taiwan is part of Kitas as well as the status of the People's Republic as the only legitimate government of China. It is this policy that the United States has established its embassy in Beijing, but not in Taipei.
But Washington also maintains the deliberate ambiguity about Taiwan's status, only encouraging the two sides to engage in dialogue to resolve their long-standing disputes.
Caught in the Middle
foreign policy is not good news for Taiwan. As the US president is trying to reduce the trade deficit, Taiwan is captured in the midst of the US-Chinese trade war.
"There is a lot of trade and economic flow between Taiwan and the United States, as well as investment and trade with China," Tsai said. "We need to make sure we can reduce the impact of any uncertainty regarding the Taiwan economy."  Tsai said without a clear end of the trade dispute in the eyes of taking action to protect Taiwan, including government spending, stimulates domestic consumption and investment
"In order for the growth of our economy to be driven by domestic demand, not excessive dependence on exports "
While the trade war may cause difficulties for Taiwan's exports
the United States is currently increasing its opposition to Chinese technology, in particular telecom giant Huawei, because of fears of potential security threats
. ] Both US Vice President Mike Pens and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned parties that using Chinese 5G mobile phone technology will make it harder to work with the United States.
Tsai said that, unlike Chinese products, other countries did not have such concerns about Taiwan's technology. "Taiwan is a very safe place to produce such products," she said. "
" We manufacture and design many high-tech products such as semiconductors and we rank first in terms of world production. "19659064] Throughout his interview, Tsai draws the painting of Taiwan as a weary who looks down on the growing power of Beijing, the first line of defense for the liberal, democratic world order  the democracy that supports universal values, and following international rules, was destroyed by China, that would be a huge impediment to global democracy, "she said.
Against this background, tensions between Taiwan, China and the United States continue to increase