郭台銘「國防靠和平」說 蔡英文:適合講給中國聽 | President Tsai asks Gou to discourage China from arms race

鴻海集團董事長郭台銘宣布參選國民黨總統初選後,4月28日提出「國防靠和平」,以及軍購不要「為買而買」,勿陷入強國間的「軍備競賽」。

TAIPEI (The China Post) – In response to Hon Hai Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) recent criticism of U.S.-Taiwan arms sales, President Tsai Ing-wen suggested that Gou “tells it to China.”

他並強調,面對中國應「不挑釁、不懼怕」,因為「為什麼中國人要打中國人」?總統蔡英文則回應強調台灣國防是為了自衛,至於郭董此番說法「比較適合講給中國聽」。

Gou proposed on April 28 that Taiwan relies on regional peace for military defense instead of embarking on an arms race. He added that Taiwan should not be terrified by China since “Chinese people wouldn’t hurt Chinese people.”

針對郭台銘的國防新解,蔡英文上午出席桃園市美超微電腦公司亞太科技園區第二期廠房擴建動土典禮,會後受訪時嚴肅表示:

Tsai was asked to comment on the issue while attending the groundbreaking ceremony of I.T. manufacturer Super Micro Computer’s Asia-Pacific Science and Technology Park in Taoyuan.

「台灣一直都是我們這個區域和平穩定的貢獻者,政府的態度很明確,為區域和平穩定「負責任」的一方,也期待所有在區域的其他國家都能共同負起和平穩定的責任。」

She said Taiwan is a contributor to regional peace and she hopes other countries in the region would shoulder the responsibility of protecting the regional stability too.

蔡英文說,台灣在很多國防上的作為,主要還是自我防衛的需求,2016年後強調國防自主,包括國艦國造、國機國造都是很重要的部分,有不足的地方才會對外尋求軍購,「即便是軍購,我再講一遍,我們講的是自衛性的防衛。」

“Since I took office in 2016, my prime focus for national defense has been to strengthen our abilities for autonomy and self-defense. We have been focusing on building our own warships and warplanes and only resort to arms procurement whenever necessary,” the president said.

蔡英文說,不論是哪一國都不應該用武力來破壞和平,「我想郭台銘董事長也會同意我」。她表示,中國對於中國內部的這些打壓,及對異議份子不公平的待遇,大家都看到,世界也都矚目,而且中國國家主席習近平也從來沒有放棄過對台動武。

Tsai added that she believes Gou would agree with her that no country should use military force to break peace. Yet, she pointed out that China is notorious for suppressing dissidents and Xi Jinping has never abandoned the option of using force against Taiwan.