CCP Mouthpiece: Mainland individual trips to Taiwan discontinued due to ties in limbo

Zhang Hua, an associate research fellow of the Institute of Taiwan Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, told the Global Times that the travel policy suspension is clearly the result of current cross-Straits tensions.

“The separatist forces in Taiwan have become more and more rampant. The recent military exercises by the People’s Liberation Army in waters near the island of Taiwan, especially around the Dongshan Island that faces Taiwan, send a strong signal to the Tsai administration that if they do not adhere to the 1992 Consensus, the peaceful and stable status quo of cross-Straits ties cannot remain,” Zhang said.

The mainland has the ability, confidence and leverage to deal with provocations from Taiwan secessionist forces, he added.

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