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Mainland says "Taiwan independence" group's attempt to push for so-called "constitutional referendum" leads to dead-end

Source: XinhuaUpdated: 2020-05-06

BEIJING, April 28 -- The attempt by a certain "Taiwan independence" group to push for the so-called "constitutional referendum" in Taiwan goes against the tide of history and will only lead to a dead-end, a mainland spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Everyone knows what the purpose of the "Taiwan independence" group's push for the so-called "constitutional referendum" is, said Zhu Fenglian, a spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, when asked by the press.

Zhu said "Taiwan independence" secessionist activities have seriously damaged the common interests of compatriots on both sides of the Taiwan Strait and the fundamental interests of the Chinese nation, and such secessionist activities have seriously threatened peace across the Taiwan Strait and will only push Taiwan into an extremely dangerous abyss and bring profound disaster to the vast number of Taiwan compatriots.

"We have resolve, confidence and ability to defeat separatist attempts for 'Taiwan independence' and will never allow anyone, any organization, or any political party, at any time or in any form, to separate any piece of Chinese territory from China," the spokesperson said.