Chinese President Xi calls for 'peaceful reunification' with Taiwan
- January 2, 2019
- Lev Nachman, poli sci, via UPI, Jan. 2, 2019
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that Taiwan will be reunited with China and warned outsiders not to interfere with the country's affairs. … Lev Nachman, a Taiwan expert and political science PhD candidate at the University of California Irvine, said Xi's comments are an oblique acknowledgement of election meddling. "I am not sure we are going to get a more clear direct admittance from Xi himself that the (Chinese Communist Party) interferes with Taiwan's democratic elections," Nechman said. "This is something we have always known was a phenomenon, but never really had any 'hard proof.'"
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