Thousands of Taiwanese gathered to celebrate in Taipei on Saturday, as Taiwan's incumbent leader Tsai Ing-wen won the country's presidential election with 8.1 million votes.
Footage filmed on Saturday shows jubilant supporters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) as Tsai addressed the crowds in her victory speech.
The Taiwanese leader marked the start of her new term by saying that China... Еще must stop threatening the island. «Peace means that China must abandon threats of force against Taiwan» she said.
Tsai, who won a second term with 57 percent of the vote, beat her main competitor Han Kuo-yu to of the opposition and China-friendly Kuomintang party (KMT), who received 39 percent.