Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed «the utmost sincerity and the greatest efforts for the prospect of peaceful Taiwan reunification, but has not renounced the use of force,» in Beijing on Wednesday.
Speaking at a gathering marking the 40th anniversary of issuing «Message to the Compatriots in Taiwan,» Xi said «we are willing to create broad space for peaceful reunification, but will leave... Еще no room whatsoever for separatist activities for 'Taiwan independence' of any form.»
«Chinese don't fight Chinese,» Xi stated. «Upholding the one-China principle makes the cross-Strait relations improve and develop and the Taiwan compatriots' benefit,» he added.
The president pointed out that the two sides should connect with each other in all possible areas, saying that «we must promote the cross-Strait cultural, educational, medical and health cooperation and the sharing of social security and public resources.»
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