The Chinese mainland expressed strong opposition to Taiwan's
development of nuclear weapons in any form, a mainland spokesman
said on Wednesday.
Yang Yi, spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State
Council, made the comment at a press conference in response to a
journalist question on Chen Shui-bian's related remark that Taiwan
will not develop nuclear weapons but needs to improve its defense
"We have noticed the related reports," Yang said. "We are
uncompromisingly against Taiwan's development of nuclear weapons or
nuclear weapon capability in any form," he said.
(Xinhua News Agency October 31, 2007)