Mainland voices no tolerance of 'Taiwan independence'

CGTN Published: 2019-06-12 14:23:55
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A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday expressed that any attempt to separate Taiwan from China will not be tolerated.

"No tolerance of any separatist scheme or activity for 'Taiwan independence'," said An Fengshan, spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, at a press conference.

A view of the Taipei 101 skyscraper of 509m in height [1,671ft] in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan on November 24, 2018. [Photo: IC]

A view of the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taipei, Taiwan on November 24, 2018. [Photo: IC]

The remarks came after Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe reiterated China's firm position on Taiwan during a speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue, warning against any forces' attempt to separate the island from the country.

China must be and will be reunified and it is also the inevitable requirement of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation in the new era, said An.

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