WATCH: Taiwanese soldiers train before Lunar New Year

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen inspects troops at an army barracks ahead of the Lunar New Year and oversees an exercise by the infantry repelling a mock attack by enemy forces.

Self-ruled Taiwan lives under constant threat of Chinese invasion. Communist Party rulers claim the island as part of China's territory and have vowed to seize it one day.

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