Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Entretanto em Taiwan...

...o presidente Chen Shui-bian reage publicamente 'a recente publicacao em Pequim, da lei de anti-secessão, dizendo que apenas os 23 milhoes habitantes de Taiwan podem decidir o seu proprio futuro e Pequim nao tem o direito de interferir no futuro da ilha de Taiwan.
Chen Shui-bian apela ao povo de Taiwan para que no proximo dia 26 de Marco, saiam 'a rua para participarem na manifestacao de protexto contra 'a posicao da China.
photo: CNA

Extratos da lei de anti-secessão que se refere 'a utilizacao de meios nao-pacificos caso Taiwan proclame a independencia ou falharem meios pacificos de reunificacao:
Article 8 - In the event that the "Taiwan independence" secessionist forces should act under any name or by any means to cause the fact of Taiwan's secession from China, or that major incidents entailing Taiwan's secession from China should occur, or that possibilities for a peaceful reunification should be completely exhausted, the state shall employ non-peaceful means and other necessary measures to protect China's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
The State Council and the Central Military Commission shall decide on and execute the non-peaceful means and other necessary measures as provided for in the preceding paragraph and shall promptly report to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.

A China assegura que em caso de ataque, tudo fara' para proteger as vidas e bens materiais dos residentes de Taiwan, nacionais e estrangeiros:
Article 9 - In the event of employing and executing non-peaceful means and other necessary measures as provided for in this Law, the state shall exert its utmost to protect the lives, property and other legitimate rights and interests of Taiwan civilians and foreign nationals in Taiwan, and to minimize losses. At the same time, the state shall protect the rights and interests of the Taiwan compatriots in other parts of China in accordance with law.

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