The Chinese defense Minister has threatened military actions in case of a rejection of Taiwan

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate photobacteria in the military. Archival photoThe Chinese defense Minister has threatened military actions in case of a rejection of Taiwan© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

China’s armed forces will take any action if someone decides to separate Taiwan from China, and take action, said Thursday the Minister of defence of China Wei Fanha.

«If anyone tries to separate Taiwan from China, then China’s armed forces will not stand for any price and will take action,» said Wei Penha, Senanikom speaking at the international forum on security issues.

Official relations between the Central government of China and the island province was interrupted in 1949 after defeated in the civil war with the Communist party of China Kuomintang forces headed by Chiang Kai-shek moved to Taiwan. Business and informal contacts between Taiwan and mainland China resumed in late 1980-ies. Since the early 1990-ies, the parties began to communicate through non-governmental organizations, the Beijing Association for the development of relations across the Taiwan Strait and Taipei Fund exchanges across the Strait.

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