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China withdraws promise not to send troops to Taiwan after unification

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Beijing — China Wednesday An official document showed that after Taiwan was retaken, it withdrew its promise not to send troops or administrators to Taiwan, and indicated that President Xi Jinping had decided to give it less autonomy than previously proposed. indicates that

A white paper on China's position on the autonomous region's Taiwan protested last week's visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to protest an unprecedented move near an island that Beijing claims is its territory. Not followed by Chinese military exercises for several days.

Taiwan rejects China's sovereignty claims, says the people of Taiwan should determine its future, and vows to uphold democracy.

} In its two white papers on Taiwan, in 1993 and 2000, China said it would "not send Taiwan-based military or administrative personnel" after achieving unification.

That line, intended to ensure that Taiwan enjoys autonomy after it becomes a special administrative region of China, did not appear in the latest White Paper.

China's ruling Communist Party had proposed that Taiwan could return to its rule under the "one country, two systems" model.

It provided a degree of autonomy to the democratically ruled Taiwan, and its social and political system was divided into parts.

The 2000 White Paper stated that "anything can be negotiated" as long as Taiwan acknowledged that there was only one China and sought independence. missing from the white paper.

The updated white paper is entitled "Taiwan Issues and China's Reunification in a New Era." "New Era" is a term commonly associated with President Xi's rule.

Taiwan has been under threat of Chinese invasion since Mao Zedong's Communist Party won the civil war in 1949, when the defeated Republic of China government fled to Taiwan. (Reporting by Yew Lun Tian, ​​Editing by Robert Birsel)