“The Taiwan issue is an internal China affair. No external interference is allowed. The historic mission of reunification with the motherland must be and will be definitively realized ”: it is October 9, 2021, the anniversary of the day in 1911 on which China remembers the Revolution that put an end to the imperial dynasties in power for millennia. In the great Hall of the People in front of Tiananmen Square, President Xi Jinping makes it clear to everyone what the future of the independent island will be from 1949, after the nationalists of Chang Kai-shek they fled from Mao Zedong’s Communist troops. In this episode of the podcast «Corriere Daily», the Beijing correspondent Guido Santevecchi he will explain to us what these words mean, which arrived the day after the mission of over 150 military aircraft sent from Beijing around the island. A mission after which the Taipei defense minister expressed his fear that Taiwan could be invaded in 2025. An escalation of tension that, as he will tell us the Washington correspondent Giuseppe Sarcina, could put the president in great difficulty Joe Biden.
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