In an exclusive interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on the 14th, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said that the Chinese government should seriously consider the expectations expressed by the people of Taiwan through elections. This is a strong signal from the people of Taiwan: they do not like being threatened all the time.
Tsai Ing-wen also said that Taiwan has a successful democracy and a bright economy, which deserves to be respected by China. She also emphasized that China needs to be prepared to face reality, which is the key, otherwise no matter what Taiwan proposes, they will not be satisfied.
Tsai Ing-wen, who was re-elected with an unprecedented high vote, pointed out in his victory speech that he hopes that cross-strait relations will have a benign interaction and mutual benefit under the conditions of peace, reciprocity, democracy, and dialogue.
In the interview, Tsai Ing-wen also mentioned that the possibility of war cannot be ruled out at any time. Taiwan will not choose, but will make military preparations and obtain international support. She said that if China invades Taiwan, it will pay a lot. cost.