Amid heightened tensions over the situation in Taiwan, the Chinese government issued a white paper on the unification of Taiwan and strongly restrained the United States and others, saying that it would not give up the use of force, even though it would adhere to its basic policy of aiming for "peaceful unification."

On the 10th, the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, which is in charge of Taiwan policy in the Chinese government, released a white paper titled "Taiwan Issues and China's Unification Project in the New Era."

The white paper states that "there is no doubt about the historical and legal fact that Taiwan is a part of China," and that "we are closer than at any time in history to achieving the goal of complete reunification of the motherland. We have the confidence and ability to make it happen," he said.

"Peaceful reunification and one country, two systems" is the basic policy for resolving the Taiwan issue and is the best way to achieve national unification, but it does not promise to renounce the use of force. is.

In addition, he said, "We must thoroughly expose and severely condemn the political schemes of some anti-Chinese forces in the United States to prevent unification." Did.

The Xi Jinping leadership seems to aim to increase the centripetal force by increasing military pressure on Taiwan through military exercises and by announcing a white paper on Taiwan's unification.

North Korea Korean Labor Party “Fully support China”

According to North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency, the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea sent a letter of solidarity to the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee over the Taiwan issue on the 9th, conveying its intention to fully support China. about it.

This "solidarity letter" also mentions the visit to Taiwan by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying, "The vicious attacks on China by the U.S. and its followers are not enough to support the Chinese people's efforts to achieve complete reunification of the motherland. We cannot break our firm will," he criticized the United States.

In addition, regarding the Communist Party Congress in the second half of this year, he said, "Under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, the Communist Party of China will successfully host the Congress on a new historical path toward national rejuvenation. It seems that North Korea wants to strengthen its relationship with China, which is its biggest backer, by appealing for cooperation on the Taiwan issue.