Taiwan President Calls for International Support to Defend Democracy

President Tsai Ing-wen, the 14th President of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Credit: Office of the President, Republic of China (Taiwan)

(From Reuters)

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on Saturday for international support to defend the self-ruled island’s democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China.

Tsai’s comments came days after Chinese President Xi Jinping said nobody could change the fact that Taiwan was part of China, and that people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait should seek “reunification.”

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