Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country will resolutely oppose foreign interference in the Taiwan issue and oppose separatist activities aimed at the island’s independence.
“We must firmly support the principle of One China, adhere to the 1992 Consensus, resolutely support the peaceful development of relations along the Taiwan Straits, and oppose foreign interference and separatist activities aimed at Taiwan’s independence ,” the Chinese president said at the closing ceremony. said. the first session of the country’s 14th parliament.
The Chinese president emphasized that his country intends to move forward without hesitation in the reunification process with Taiwan. It is necessary to continue to encourage the process of reunification of the island with the homeland,” he said.
Earlier, the Chinese government announced that Beijing plans to strengthen cross-strait relations and will take decisive steps to fight for Taiwan’s independence in 2023 and advance the process of peaceful reunification on the island.
Taiwan has been under its rule since 1949. Beijing considers it one of China’s provinces.
Tensions escalated in Taiwan after former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei in August 2022 and Beijing denounced it as interference in the country’s internal affairs.
Source: Arabic RT