Beijing had previously offered not to station PLA troops in Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing had previously offered not to station PLA troops in Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua
Taiwan

Beijing removes pledge not to station military personnel in Taiwan and offer of ‘high degree of autonomy’ in new reunification paper

  • The new white paper has key differences from one published in 2000, including a promise that ‘any matter is up for negotiation’ under the one-China principle
  • Document reaffirms Beijing’s wish for peaceful unification but also stresses that Beijing will not renounce the use of force if it deems it necessary

Beijing had previously offered not to station PLA troops in Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing had previously offered not to station PLA troops in Taiwan. Photo: Xinhua
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