Beijing: We will not tolerate the slightest manifestation of separatism from Taipei


After winning the election, the current president of Taiwan, Cai Inven, was elected for a second term. Since China does not recognize Taiwan as a separate state, but considers it to be its rebellious province, temporarily out of control, the inaugural speech of the newly elected Taiwanese president was met with hostility by official Beijing.


In response to Cai Inwen’s speech, Ma Xiaoguan, spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Department of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, today says that mainland China is ready to create all conditions for peaceful reunification, but will not tolerate the slightest manifestation of separatism from Taipei:

We will not be tolerant of any separatist act and foreign interference ... National reunification is inevitable, as the Chinese nation is moving toward its great rejuvenation and cannot be stopped by anyone. Taiwanese separatism goes against the passage of time and is a dead end.

About this writes the Chinese publication Global Times.

And when US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Ms. Tsai Inwen on re-election as President of the Republic of China (as Taiwan officially calls his state), the Chinese Foreign Ministry erupted in response to an angry tirade. They called Pompeo's congratulatory speech an intervention in the internal affairs of China.

It is worth noting that the United States for the first time in several decades openly and officially congratulated Taiwan's first person and even called her president, so Beijing’s sharp reaction is not surprising.

The congratulations of the US Secretary of State sharply reacted not only to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC, but also to the Ministry of Defense of this country, having joined the protest of the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

Professor Li Fei of the Taiwan Research Institute of Xiamen University (PRC) believes that war with Taiwan is much more likely for China than a military clash with the United States. He believes that Washington will not bring the situation to a hot phase due to a lack of financial resources and the clear superiority of the PRC armed forces. An American response to Iran in January shows that the United States now cannot and does not want to afford a large-scale military operation abroad.

And while Taiwan is trying to maintain its armed forces in a state of alert, it will be difficult for them to withstand the power of the PLA. And Beijing considers the Cai Inwen mentioned in his inaugural speech “national defense reform” to be nothing more than an attempt to raise the morale of the people of Taiwan.
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  1. svp67 21 May 2020 10: 05 New
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    It seems that China has found a training ground for "showing muscles" ... and Taiwan may turn back into Formosa ... And the stronger the contradictions between China and the USA, the more real the scenario
    1. avg
      avg 21 May 2020 11: 13 New
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      It looks like China has found a training ground for "showing muscles" ...

      To begin with, they could congratulate the Crimeans on their return to their native harbor, and clarify the inevitability of the same for Taiwan.
      1. svp67 21 May 2020 11: 14 New
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        Quote: avg
        To begin with, we could congratulate the Crimeans on their return to their native harbor,

        To do this, we would need to invite Huawei to deploy a 5G network in Crimea ...
        1. avg
          avg 21 May 2020 12: 24 New
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          Quote: svp67
          To do this, we would need to invite Huawei to deploy a 5G network in Crimea ...

          I'm not against.
          1. Shurik70 21 May 2020 15: 03 New
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            The better Crimeans live, the more cries about their immediate return will be from Kiev.
            So let’s drink so that there are as many screams as possible!
            drinks
      2. Carnifexx 21 May 2020 11: 44 New
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        If you want a parallel with Crimea, then Taiwan’s independence from China is just the will of the people. So that. As for the PRC, "one country two systems" is a lie, as the example of Hong Kong shows. So it is not surprising that Taipei is not being fooled by this. Moreover, the PRC does not care about the will of citizens, and it seeks to promote an aggressive policy (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Africa, the provinces of China, Xinjiang and Tibet) no matter what. Yet the Heavenly Mandate ...
        1. avg
          avg 21 May 2020 12: 17 New
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          Taiwan will not ask anyone who will not be in Kosovo, but somehow there were no referenda. And now it has become fashionable to draw parallels strictly perpendicularly, and then stupidly prove that "it was so bad." You don’t have to go far for examples - the USA and the small-shavens defeated fascism, and the USSR, together with Germany, started World War II, Russia does not fulfill Minsk 2, etc. etc. So who does not give a damn about international law and pursues an aggressive policy? So it turns out, who is stronger and bolder, sets parallels and angle. yes
          1. Red Dragon 21 May 2020 14: 10 New
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            And why there was no referendum in Kosovo. It seems like it was, or am I mistaken? winked
            1. RUSS 21 May 2020 15: 25 New
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              Quote: Red Dragon
              And why there was no referendum in Kosovo. It seems like it was, or am I mistaken? winked

              A referendum on the independence of Kosovo was held from September 26 to 30, 1991 in the Autonomous Territory of Kosovo and Metohija. The declaration of independence took place on September 22, 1991. About 99% of those who voted at the turnout 87% voted for independence. The referendum was boycotted by the Serbs living in Kosovo. However, it was not until February 2008 that the Kosovo parliament passed an act of independence.
              1. Red Dragon 21 May 2020 15: 27 New
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                That is not mistaken. Thank you. wink
        2. svp67 21 May 2020 12: 31 New
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          Quote: Carnifexx
          If you want a parallel with Crimea, then Taiwan’s independence from China is just the will of the people.

          Oh oh Where is the Communist Party in Taiwan? What with her?
          1. Carnifexx 22 May 2020 09: 02 New
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            Is there any need to explain?
            On the whole, if there are communist parties, they are absolutely marginal (I hope you do not consider the “socialist" parties of Europe to be Communists), so the examples of modern Western countries demonstrate that there is no need to suppress communists by force so that they are extremely few.
            Now to Taiwan. Given the genesis of this state would be strange if the Communist Party was. Recall Beijing’s aggressive rhetoric. It is impossible not to understand that being a communist in Taiwan means being a supporter of the enemy. The same can be said about South Korea. Were the communists repressed there earlier? Yes, well, that’s logical, Taiwan was a dictatorship and suppressed political enemies by force (as well as the USSR, China, North Korea, Cuba). After the reforms of the 80s, fair elections are held there, and the Kuomintang lost power, which can not be said about China. If that Xi extended his authority to death after purging in the party ("anti-corruption").
      3. orionvitt 21 May 2020 14: 38 New
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        Quote: avg
        clarify the inevitability of the same for Taiwan

        Not certainly in that way. Taiwan, this is not “Crimea”, it is “Chinese Ukraine”, moreover, with an accuracy of the tenth decimal place. They also claim that they are the true Chinese (Slavs), that they are the heirs of ancient China (Kievan Rus), their language is the most correct, and so on on the list. laughing In one, I agree for sure that as soon as the states weaken (and this process is already running), everything will return to their places. Both Taiwan and Ukraine. After all, they are very greyhounds, exclusively from under the owner. The only difference is that Taiwan has pumped up the states economically, unlike Ukraine.
        1. Sergey Mikula 21 May 2020 15: 29 New
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          This Taiwan and Ukraine need nuclear weapons. So that the Greyhounds China and Russia thought for a long time before: everything will return to their places.
          1. orionvitt 21 May 2020 16: 12 New
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            Quote: Sergey Mikula
            This Taiwan and Ukraine need nuclear weapons.

            laughing Maybe even the keys to the apartment, where the money is? Are you "indefinable" there, forelocks pressed your heads? As soon as Ukraine has nuclear weapons (hypothetically), then at the same moment it will cease to exist as a "state entity". Monkey with a grenade, immediately shoot. And they will shoot from both sides. both from the east and from the west.
          2. ANB
            ANB 21 May 2020 17: 09 New
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            . This Taiwan and Ukraine need nuclear weapons.

            Close too nuclear. Sami hooked. And raking later. Yes, and many compatriots. And then a pair of missiles is not a pity.
            Although Ukraine itself can arrange everything. Everything goes to that, judging by the news about the nuclear power plant.
          3. Paul Siebert 23 May 2020 07: 49 New
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            Quote: Sergey Mikula
            This Taiwan and Ukraine need nuclear weapons.

            Ponaduserine-Govnoruin nuclear weapons?
            What for?
            You sell it that very day. laughing
    2. Civil 21 May 2020 11: 42 New
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      The United States is a little left until complete decay, the dollar is falling, the oil war has been lost. Soon to him a kyrydk. How to rot Taiwan will immediately surrender to China. Day to day.
    3. RUSS 21 May 2020 11: 56 New
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      Quote: svp67
      It seems that China has found a training ground for "showing muscles" ... and Taiwan may turn back into Formosa ... And the stronger the contradictions between China and the USA, the more real the scenario

      China muscles will show in the South China Sea
  2. Mavrikiy 21 May 2020 10: 08 New
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    Beijing: We will not tolerate the slightest manifestation of separatism from Taipei
    Very evil aunt. Vividly reminds Nabiullina Elvira. repeat request
    1. tihonmarine 21 May 2020 10: 13 New
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      Quote: Mavrikiy
      Vividly reminds Nabiullina Elvira.

      It looks like. Not like Ilvirin’s sister.
    2. antivirus 21 May 2020 11: 32 New
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      the academic lady knows that between two points the line is not the shortest distance
      always twist.
      If only Taiwan did not drown in the disassembly of Chin-USA
      1. orionvitt 21 May 2020 14: 47 New
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        Quote: antivirus
        If only Taiwan did not drown in the disassembly of Chin-USA

        What do you care? It was the United States that got into a showdown between China and Taiwan (Mao Zedong - Chiang Kai-shek, Communists with Kuomintang). Taiwan is China’s internal affair. You will be very worried if in the showdown of the United States - Russia, Ukraine will drown? However, everything goes to that.
    3. Sergej1972 23 May 2020 05: 38 New
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      But the Taiwanese like it. Won in the course of really competitive elections.
  3. tihonmarine 21 May 2020 10: 12 New
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    After winning the election, the current president of Taiwan, Cai Inwen, was elected for a second term. Since China does not recognize Taiwan as a separate state, but considers it to be its rebellious province, temporarily out of control,
    Here China is plotting something.
  4. certero 21 May 2020 10: 23 New
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    It seems everyone has forgotten what the last Chinese warning means;)
    In the same way, all these cheekbags of modern China will end in nothing. There will be no military operation.
  5. Pvi1206 21 May 2020 10: 34 New
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    One people divided by ideology ...
    1. Mavrikiy 21 May 2020 12: 16 New
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      Quote: Pvi1206
      One people divided by ideology ...

      Go say it without a break. There are actually half of the Russians, but they are fighting with frenzy and hatred. request
  6. bairat 21 May 2020 10: 41 New
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    Now for China, the capture of Taiwan is a shot in the foot.
    1. yfast 21 May 2020 11: 43 New
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      Yes, we must wait until technological standards of 1 nanometer are debugged, and only then ....
  7. vavilon 21 May 2020 11: 12 New
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    ideology is a powerful weapon and it happened in China as well, in Russia we are not Ukrainians, not Belarusians, Belarusians are not Ukrainians, not Russians, Ukrainians, we are not Belarus and not Russians, but in fact it is one Slavic people against this background, no one does anything so that the people reunited and justice triumphed
    1. Carnifexx 21 May 2020 11: 46 New
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      What do you mean by justice in the context of Taiwan and China?
      1. vavilon 21 May 2020 12: 44 New
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        These are the internal affairs of China, and to give an analysis you need to know thoroughly the history of this region.
        for example, we have Crimea and Russia, who do not know history for them, it will be the seizure of foreign territories, annexation, or whatever you want, you can call it, and who owns the information is the restoration of historical justice.
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          1. vavilon 21 May 2020 16: 10 New
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            Yes !! ?? Crimea Tatars?
            But where do you think they came from? after all, since I know Crimea, Greece, Byzantium was once, where did the Tatars come from? read a little story. And Ukraine, Belarus, in your opinion, is the Russian land the Russian people?
          2. ANB
            ANB 21 May 2020 17: 13 New
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            . this is the return of Kyrym Crimean

            And they would return it while it was Ukrainian. And we will deal with the Russian one ourselves.
            By the way, there Poland is still waiting for its share. And Hungary ...
  8. Sergej1972 21 May 2020 11: 45 New
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    Do you need such a union at the moment? The mental differences between the Chinese of China and the Chinese of Taiwan have become very strong over 70 years of parallel existence. For China, Hong Kong is a headache. There will be an order of magnitude more problems with Taiwan. And in Taiwan they are waiting for the collapse of the CCP.
    1. Sergej1972 21 May 2020 11: 52 New
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      I respect the experience of the PRC and the CPC in carrying out economic and administrative reforms. On the other hand, reading the speeches of the Chinese leaders, studying the materials of Chinese sites (unfortunately, only in Russian versions), you come to the conclusion about some dogmatism in some issues. For example, they very much exaggerate there understand the leading role of the party. We didn’t have this under Stalin, nor under Khrushchev and Brezhnev. Although, I repeat, this does not at all preclude the fact that China has achieved gigantic success over the past 40 years.
  9. Thrifty 21 May 2020 12: 16 New
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    May there be no war! Taiwan is also a toughie in technological terms, and the same Chinese companies are not eager to lose profits. Therefore, in addition to verbal battles in the coming years, nothing substantial is expected there.
  10. Vladimir61 21 May 2020 16: 15 New
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    Yeah! Separatism for China exists only for domestic consumption. And the fact that China, through its millions of diasporas, one way or another, affects almost all socio-political and economic aspects in all of Southeast Asia, this is not hidden separatism, and should not be regarded as a problem. in these countries.
    1. Sergej1972 23 May 2020 05: 41 New
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      This is not hidden or open separatism. Due to the numerical minority, these diasporas cannot break away from the countries in which they live; they do not oppose the territorial integrity of the countries of residence.
  11. 16112014nk 21 May 2020 16: 50 New
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    Taiwan is purely geographically not China, unlike the Crimea or Kosovo. So you have to endure.
    1. iouris 21 May 2020 18: 49 New
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      Quote: 16112014nk
      Taiwan is purely geographically not China

      “Geographically pure” is China (Formos Islands). Kolya, study geography.
      “Purely political” China (Beijing) replaced China (Taipei) in the UN Security Council and became its permanent member. From this moment, “Taiwan” - the separatists (the same as “Ukraine”).
    2. Sergej1972 23 May 2020 05: 42 New
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      Why does the President of Taiwan call himself the President of the Republic of China?