China's Xi Jinping Asks Troops To Focus On "Preparing For War"

Clay Curtis
October 17, 2020

Chinese language President Xi Jinping addresses army officers throughout a speech on the Individuals's Liberation Military Marine Corps headquarters in Chaozhou, Guangdong, China, on October 13, 2020.

As clarifies CNN, the main objective of Xi Jinping's visit to Guangdong province was to speak at a ceremonial meeting convened in honor of the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. The Trump administration informed Congress of its plan to sell three advanced weapons to Taiwan, CNN reported Monday.

Relations between the two sides further deteriorated when the United States sent its health chief to Taiwan, which marked the visit of the most high-profile government official to visit the country in nearly four decades.

Meanwhile, China had increased military drills around Taiwan, where around 40 warplanes crossed the median line between mainland and Taiwan, where the island's president called it a 'threat of force.' So it is very unclear what China has on its mind when it asks its soldiers to be ready for war.

Since September, Beijing has additionally flown army plane by way of Taiwan's air protection identification zone with rising frequency, the island's Ministry of Nationwide Protection reported just lately.

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Xi's statements assume significance in the backdrop of Beijing's anger over USA overtures to Taiwan, the island-nation considered by China as a breakaway province.

The Communist government has ratcheted up pressure on the democratic island since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ing-wen, who rejects its view that Taiwan is part of "one China".

In a speech to the RAND Corporation on September 16, US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said China "cannot match the United States" in terms of naval power and labeled Beijing a "malign influence".

"He told the audience: "(China and Russia) are using the predatory economy, political sabotage and military force in an attempt to shift the balance of power in their favor, and often at the expense of others". We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information.

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