Beijing vows to protect national unity ‘at all costs’ after US senators’ Taiwan visit

//Beijing vows to protect national unity ‘at all costs’ after US senators’ Taiwan visit

Beijing vows to protect national unity ‘at all costs’ after US senators’ Taiwan visit

China’s defence ministry has vowed to defend Beijing’s sovereignty over Taiwan “at all costs”, after US senators made a high-profile visit to the island in a military plane.Washington’s growing engagement with Taipei could push Beijing to take a more hawkish stand against the democratic island, according to analysts.The defence ministry on Tuesday said the trip had seriously damaged the foundation of China-US ties and the stability of the Taiwan Strait, calling it “extremely irresponsible”.“If…

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