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Taiwan will not bow to pressure from China, will defend its democratic way of life

 

  • Taiwan will not bow to pressure from China and will defend its democratic way of life, President Tsai Ing-wen has said in a defiant speech amid heightened tensions over the island. 
  • Her speech on Taiwan's National Day came after China's President Xi Jinping vowed to fulfil reunification. 
  • Taiwan considers itself a sovereign state, while China views it as a breakaway province. 
  • Beijing has not ruled out the possible use of force to achieve unification.