Lee Teng-hui said the Taiwanese are not Chinese: Taiwan’s history has only 400 years

By | June 1, 2013

Lee Teng-hui said the Taiwanese are not Chinese
Lee Teng-hui claimed that Taiwan is a so-called “nation of immigrants” with only 400 years of history

According to Hong Kong’s “Social Commentary(中评社)” report, Lee Teng-hui in his new book press conference held on 31 May claimed that Taiwan’s confidence in the new era comes from 23 million Taiwanese people in Taiwan, he said that someone talked about “Chinese nation”, but the era of nationalism had passed. Taiwan’s greatest asset is democracy and freedom, only with solidarity Taiwan can find its way.

Lee Teng-hui claimed that Taiwan is a so-called “nation of immigrants” with only 400 years of history, “nationalism has gone” he said, “Only mainland Chinese are talking about nationalism, which is a lie, Taiwanese will no longer be fooled.” Lee Teng-hui believes that Taiwan is now composed of 23 million people creating a new era, the history of Taiwan has only 400 years instead of 5,000 years.

Source: Globaltimes(环球时报)

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