China News Agency, Washington, October 13 (Reporter Chen Mengtong) Qin Gang, the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, stated in Washington on the 13th that the Taiwan Democratic Progressive Party authorities have collided with external forces, took foreigners' self-respect, created troubles, and provokes "independence."

This is the root cause of the current tension and turbulence in cross-strait relations and the greatest threat to peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.

  The Chinese Embassy and Consulate in the United States held an online symposium on the same day to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the Revolution of 1911.

Qin Gang made the above remarks in his speech at the meeting.

  When discussing the Taiwan issue, Qin Gang pointed out that the Taiwan Democratic Progressive Party authorities deny the "1992 consensus" and undermine the basis for dialogue; seek to split "Taiwan independence" and close the door to cross-strait dialogue.

They forcibly cut the flesh and blood ties between the people of Taiwan and the Chinese culture and the Chinese nation, suppressed those who support the development of cross-strait relations on the island, and engaged in "green terror."

They link up with external forces, take the foreigners' self-respect, create troubles, and seek "independence" and provocation for them.

This is the root cause of the current tension and turbulence in cross-strait relations and the greatest threat to peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.

  Qin Gang stated that the DPP authorities and the "Taiwan independence" separatist forces openly claimed that "the Republic of China is a sovereign country and Taiwan has never been part of the People's Republic of China", and even clamored that "the sovereignty of the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China are not subject to each other." This is naked. Land trafficking "two states theory".

They attempted to kidnap the wishes of 23 million Taiwanese people under the guise of so-called "consensus and unity."

No matter how it is packaged, it cannot conceal its evil intentions to split the country.

Their actions harmed the well-being of compatriots in Taiwan, endangered the safety of compatriots in Taiwan, and betrayed the interests of the Chinese nation. They are completely contrary to Mr. Sun Yat-sen's last wish, integrity and spirit, and completely contrary to the original intention of the pioneers of the Revolution of 1911.

  Qin Gang emphasized that realizing the reunification of the motherland by peaceful means is most in line with the overall interests of the Chinese nation, including Taiwan compatriots.

Our crackdown on "Taiwan independence" is aimed at the DPP authorities and the "Taiwan independence" forces. It is by no means aimed at the broad masses of Taiwan compatriots.

The DPP authorities provoke discord and confuses the public, and cannot deceive the Taiwan compatriots and the international community.

  Qin Gang also said in his speech that the one-China principle is the universally recognized norm of international relations and the universal consensus of the international community, and it is also the political foundation of Sino-US relations.

We firmly oppose the words and deeds of the US to interfere in China's internal affairs on the Taiwan issue and undermine China's peaceful reunification.

President Biden made it clear during a recent phone call with President Xi Jinping that "the United States has never intended to change the one-China policy."

For the US, we listen to what it says and watch what it does.

  He said that on the major right and wrong issues that concern the fundamental interests of the Chinese nation, the American overseas Chinese must adhere to the righteousness of the nation, firmly stand on the right side of history, and let "unity with me" become the common aspiration and practical action of the overseas Chinese community in the United States. The Taiwan issue is China's internal affairs, and no external interference is allowed." It has become a red line that people with ulterior motives dare not step on.

The Chinese people have the firm determination, firm will and strong ability to defend national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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