BEIJING, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Any attempt to separate Taiwan
from China will be thwarted and the principle of peaceful
reunification must be upheld, Chinese President Xi Jinping said
on Wednesday at the start of a Communist Party Congress.
China regards self-ruled and democratic Taiwan as a wayward
territory, to be brought under Beijing's rule by force if
(Reporting by Christian Shepherd and Stella Qiu; Writing by Ben
Blanchard; Editing by Stephen Coates)
First Published: 2017-10-18 03:32:27
Updated 2017-10-18 05:58:12
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