Nov. 28,1998---Madeleine Kobel Albright, Keizo Obuchi

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Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation
B16F, No.3 Ta-Tun 2St.
Taichung, Taiwan, ROC.
November 28, 1998.

Dear Mrs. Madeleine Korbel Albright,
   Mr. Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi,

"The Chinese communists are still trying to swallow Taiwan." air force commander Chen Chao-min said at a ceremony in northern Hsinchu marking the delivery of the last of 60 Mirage 2000-5 fighters ordered from France.

In a bluntly worded speech considering with an historic Sino-Japanese summit in Tokyo where Taiwan's status is a key point of friction, Chen heaped scorn on Beijing's heavy-handed drive or woo - or force Taiwan under its rule.

"After continuous spoken and military threats, they have tried repeatedly to use united-fronted gimmicks such as peaceful unification and "one country, two systems." Chen said.

Though China maintains a standing threat to retake Taiwan by force, Beijing has waged a peaceful offensive since the 1980s., offering Taiwan broad autonomy if it bows to mainland sovereignty under the "one country, two systems" model.

Taiwan, however, insists an end to its half-century of estrangement is possible only if China's communists abandon their constitutional monopoly on power and embrace a mutually acceptable multiparty democracy.

"The primary task of our air force is to establish a powerful defense to thwart the Chinese communists military attack." he said.

Chen said China's army was pouring advanced weapons, beefing up, strategic deployments in coastal regions and mounting many joint-forces drills. "All of this proves that the Chinese communists are playing a dual peace-war strategy that constitutes a serious threat to our national security." Chen said.

Beijing's threats to invade are a central point of friction in China's relations with the United States and Japan, whose military alliance extends tacit defense to Taipei.

In our views: Beijing-Moscow's relation is up to hot point. Communist countries would connect with each other again; they accepted any kinds of profit from democratic countries and gaining multiple advantage linked to negotiation.

As a small island---Taiwan, the way of survival, is not "democracy" or "good economy". We need "weapon's power". Beijing is too strong-arm to talk with peace.

Thank you very much for supporting. We need your concern.


Sincerely Yours,
Yang Hsu-Tung.
President of
Taiwan Tati Cultural

And Educational Foundation


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