World "deliberately distorted": Annalena Baerbock irritates China with statements on Taiwan
Congress Warns China to Chill on Pelosi’s Potential Trip to Taiwan
As rumors swirl that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress may be jetting off to Taiwan in the coming days, China is threatening a forceful retaliation. But U.S. lawmakers have their own message for China and President Xi Jinping: Don’t mess with us. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, warned that if China has learned any lessons from Russia’s war in Ukraine, Beijing ought to stand down. “China is playing with fire there if they learn the wrong lesson from Ukraine, if they think that they can violently violate Taiwan's territorial integrity that they wouldn’t suffer reputational and economic damage,” Swalwell told The Dai
Federal Foreign Minister
Annalena Baerbock (GreensTaiwan Greens
Annalena BaerbockAnnalena Baerbock: China irritated by Taiwan statements. The Chinese message criticized,
As Pelosi departs, Taiwan reflects on controversial US visit
Taiwanese experts reassured of US support as China gears up for military drills in waters surrounding island.In response to Pelosi’s visit, China announced live-fire military exercises across six zones in waters surrounding the island of Taiwan that will start on Thursday and continue through Sunday.
lacked "any historical knowledge and do not correspond to the facts". “Taiwan is not a small neighbor of China, but a Chinese province. The Taiwan question is an inner matter of China, ”says the statement of the message. Baerbock interfering in the inner matter of a sovereign state.Taiwan: China with military maneuvers After visiting Pelosi
The conflict over the island nation in Taiwan had cooked up last week after visiting US politicianNancy Pelosi
. China had launched a military maneuver while visiting the democrat, fighter jets and helicopters had penetrated some of the Taiwanese airspace. It was only on Monday that China announced the military exercises off the Taiwanese coast for an indefinite period. Taiwan was founded by a Chinese exile government in the late 1940s after the Chinese civil war, the state insists on its sovereignty. China had threatened other countries with consequences in the past if they should build too intensive relationships with Taiwan. (shh)
Taiwan had the upper hand in the 60s, now China knows its power .
China has gone from being an impoverished nation unable to repel Taiwan's propaganda missions to posing the greatest threat to peace in Asia in generations. For the past two weeks, the People's Liberation Army has harassed Taiwan's median line, sending missiles over the democratic island, destroyers to surround its territorial waters and warplanes to simulate attacks on its defence forces. The visit to the island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi - seen as an insult to Beijing's sovereignty - gave China the excuse to practise a military blockade.