NO SIGN OF WAR: Only if Taiwanese showed determination to defend the nation would others be willing to help in the event of a Chinese attack, the premier said
Date: Sep 30, 2020
By: Jake Chung / Staff writer, with CNA
“Beijing has continued its acts of provocation against Taiwan, but there are currently no signs that it is ready to launch a full-scale war,” Yen said at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei.
Asked how long Taiwan could withstand an attack from China, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said: “Taiwan will not fall.”
Minister of National Defense Yen De-fa, left, accompanied by Premier Su Tseng-chang, comments on US arms sales to Taiwan during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday.
Any belligerent force that initiates acts of war would pay a heavy price, and so too would Beijing, he said. [FULL STORY]