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Taiwan to strengthen defences as China tensions escalate

Taiwan’s president says she is willing to hold talks with China if they are on an equal basis.
Speaking at National Day celebrations, Tsai Ing-wen said she is open to “meaningful dialogue” with Beijing and hopes regional tensions can be resolved peacefully.
Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong.

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    Support Taiwan from Kazakhstan 🇰🇿👍🏻🇹🇼

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    Long live humanity

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    Respect from Nigeria to Taiwanese people, CCP is the threat to the world. Don't forget racism against Africans by CCP. Africa needs to fight China like how we won against European colonizers

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    Happy Independence Day Taiwan

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    Elyse Rojas Claire Heath

    Very nice 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

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    我愛台灣 我爱台湾

    Thank you from Taiwan, we will expel CCP together.

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    We Believe One Chaina

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    Love China 🇨🇳🇨🇳🇨🇳🇨🇳🇨🇳🇨🇳❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️. Taiwanese will surrender to PRC, or else genocide or war crime 🇹🇼🔜🇨🇳

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    I think world war 3 will be started from Asia

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    Your Polish-Vietnamese guy

    Winnie the Pooh and his 50 Cents are coming.

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    Turkey supports Taiwan, free Uyghurs! 🇹🇼🇹🇷

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    Respect Taiwan. May it be safe from evil China.

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    Happy Taiwan National Day.🇮🇳🇮🇳

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    Long live Taiwan 🇹🇼

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    china sucks at war. they dont want some

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    I support Taiwan's Sovereign

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    Fun fact: Taiwan‘s National Day is the memorial day of Wuchang Uprising that happened in Wuhan, China

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    Imran bhikari..😀😀

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    Happy national day to Taiwanese people

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    Congratulations on your national day Taiwan from Sweden

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    Taiwan is ready the US isnt… I hate to say it but if China can take Island quickly the world will do nothing about it. The thing I I see Taiwan getting ready for right and they may just have what it takes to hold out against China long enough for it's Allies to show up. If China can invade in less than 2 months with less than 1000 killed they can take island I believe. The longer they wait the harder it will be Taiwan is buildings up defenses and the worlds opinion of China is changing. If China wants the Island they should so it now with covert means to start off the right unbalance Taiwan in everyway before you strike…. Is china doing that now?

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    Harley Mathews Annabel Allison

    Very happy 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

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    Taiwan 🇨🇳 Republic China forever no two China in planet earth 🌏 my friend respected Chinese people lands..

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    I love taiwan

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    India love taiwan people

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    Taiwan belongs to China period so i am with China even i wish there is freedom forever and also in China. So no other countries like U.S.A. have right to interfere to China policies and not even Taiwan.

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    Warm wishes to Taiwan ! Happy National Day ! May you always be free and strong ! Much love from India !

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    Happy independence day republic of TAIWAN 🇹🇼 from SOMALILAND

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    One country one system means war in the Taiwan strait. The political cost of crushing Hong Kong by Beijing means the end of peaceful unification with communist China. The American will go to war, war on sea, perhaps on lands because they knew once Taiwan is done the South China Sea or Japan is next, and then the US home land. If nuclear weapons are used, the Chinese civilization will live on in China towns around the world.

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    TAIWAN No. 1!

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    23 Million population is preparing wars against 1.5 billion population of Chinese..Western propaganda!! China has won over Hongkong. Taiwan will not be different.

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    Taiwan leader is a US puppet and wants to join the crooked Washington war machine. War is what she want and war is what she should get. But for the US the world be at peace.

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    Happy Birthday! ROC

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    This virus came from China , It is germ Warfare .

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    …Taiwan belongs to China!!!

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    Taiwan should make spoken English common place and then create a powerful local film industry to get taiwan in the mind of the everyday westerner it worked for south korea already take for instance K-pop which a lot of western girls know that there idols maybe have to serve in the army and there film industry train to busan and parasite which further revels the looming threat of north korea to the south to western audiences making the south's fight more relatable with the average westerner boosting the chances of western intervention if needed. I'm saying do what south korea did on steroids.

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    👍🏾 at least she is calling for talks. War is bad for everyone involved.

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    Taiwan is a great country

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    What country in the world would allow that to happen though? No country in the world would want to lose their lands.

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