January 11, 2020 / 1:24 PM / 7 days ago

Taiwan president tells China they will not give in to threats

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen waves as she arrives to cast her vote at a polling station during general elections in New Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan January 11, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday that she hopes China understands that democratic Taiwan will not concede to threats and intimidation and that the island will decide its own future.

Tsai made the comments after winning re-election by a landslide.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard. Editing by Jane Merriman

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