TAIPEI - Taiwan aspires to create a "new era" of peace with China and military action cannot resolve problems, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said in a letter to the Pope released by her office on Friday.
"Upholding peace requires ample goodwill and communication. Based on many years of experience in cross-strait negotiations during my political career, I am convinced that military action cannot resolve problems," Tsai said.
China regards self-ruled Taiwan as a wayward province, to be bought under its control by force if necessary.
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