YEMEN Press Agency

Taiwan: We will never start a war with China

SANAA, Oct. 14 (YPA) – Taiwan’s minister of defense, Chiu Kuo-cheng has said his country will never start a war with China.

In the same vein, Chiu Kuo-cheng stressed in a speech to parliament that China also has no intention of going to war with his country.

Earlier, he warned that military tension between China and Taiwan was at its highest level in four decades, saying Beijing would be able to carry out a full invasion of the island by 2025.

Chinese President Xi Jinping said last weekend that Beijing was seeking to “peacefully re-unite” Taiwan.