Xi Says China Will Never Renounce Force over Taiwan

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As the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th National Congress kicked off in Beijing on Sunday, Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed at the opening ceremony that China will never renounce the use of force on Taiwan. “We will continue to strive for peaceful reunification with the greatest sincerity and the utmost effort” Xi said in Chinese, according to an official translation. “But, we will never promise to renounce the use of force. And we reserve the option of taking all measures necessary.”