The editor-in-chief of China’s Global Times said on Wednesday that Taiwan must be united by force and veterans should force young people to fight on the front lines.
“I must go [China-Taiwan] battlefield. As a veteran, I will return to the army as needed, “said Tabloid Editor-in-Chief Hu Xijin. answered Netizens on Chinese social media Weibo.
“I’ll catch you [the young male netizen] Send you to bomb the island bunker as a member of Commando. If you dare to escape, shoot from behind, “added Hu.
Taiwan faces mainland China across the Taiwan Strait. The Chinese administration claims the island as its own, despite the fact that Taiwan is a virtually independent country and has its own military, democratically elected government, and constitution. ..
Threatening attitude of CCP
In recent decades, Beijing authorities have sought to unify Taiwan in a peaceful way. It was called “one country, two systems” and was also used to govern Hong Kong and Macau. For the past few months, the Chinese administration has maintained the threat of forcibly unifying the island nations.
As editor-in-chief of state media, President Hu has recently been more active on the topic of Taiwan.
“Don’t think there is a strait [that can protect you from China’s attack]..You have an army [to defend yourself], And the United States will support you under the “Taiwan Relations Act”. ” Post On Tuesday on Chinese social media Weibo. ” [Taiwanese] Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities should be candid. “
Hu then threatened Taiwan that if Taiwan took further action, the Chinese administration could treat Taiwanese using methods to treat Hong Kong’s democratic activists.
The Chinese administration has promised to maintain Hong Kong’s independent governance for 50 years until 2047, before Hong Kong takes over the city from Britain. The city was governed by Hong Kongers, and the central government claimed that it would not interfere with the city’s governance.
However, Beijing authorities have launched a series of laws and regulations covering the autonomy and freedom of the city. For the past few months, he has detained Hong Kong democratic activists.
On March 30, the Chinese administration completed a radical overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system, and Hong Kong’s democratic representative as authorities seek to ensure that CCP-loyal people dominate the world’s financial hub. Was greatly suppressed.
On June 30, 2020, the administration passed the National Security Act. This empowered Beijing to have radical authority over individuals subject to segregation, destruction, terrorism, and acts of conspiracy with foreign troops. Under the law, Hong Kong democratic activists could be sentenced to life imprisonment if convicted.
President Hu has supported the growing hostility between Taiwan and the United States. He has consistently focused on Taiwan-US relations when talking about Taiwan topics. The US support for Taiwan is one of the biggest obstacles that have offended the Chinese administration.
December 6, 2020, Hu Release When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Taiwan, an editorial in the Global Times that encouraged him to war in the Taiwan Strait.
“No matter how strong mainland China reacts [to respond to the United States], People all over the world can understand, “Hu wrote. “We should send military aircraft to Taiwan …. once the Taiwanese army fires [at Chinese warplanes], That means war, and our military can quickly carry out a catastrophic attack on important Taiwanese military installations such as airports. “
In fact, Pompeo did not visit or announce plans for his trip to Taiwan at the time. President Hu created a topic that threatens Taiwan.
September 25, 2020, Hu Claim On his YouTube channel, the United States planned to deploy an army in Taiwan. Then he threatened. [the U.S. and Taiwan] If you dare to do so, you should prepare for the war. “