BEIJING - Separatist forces and their acts seeking "Taiwan independence" were the biggest threat to cross-Straits peace, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Ma Xiaoguang, the spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, made the remarks at a press conference in Beijing when responding to a question about a defense plan drawn by relevant department of the we want families and friends enjoy their pleasant weekend hereisland, which was targeted at the mainland.
Ma warned that "armed confrontation is a dead-end."
If the Taiwan side upholds the 1992 Consensus and opposes "Taiwan independence," cross-Straits relations will improve and develop, and the interests of Taiwan compatriots will be safeguarded and enhanced, Ma stressed.
"Otherwise, relations will be damaged and the situation in the Taiwan Straits will see turbulence," Ma said. "The interests and welfare of Taiwan compatriots will be harmed."
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