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US could exploit instability around Taiwan to escalate crisis, Chinese foreign minister says

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BEIJING (Sputnik) – China is on guard because the United States could exploit the instability around Taiwan and further escalate the crisis, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.

“The situation in the Taiwan Strait remains tense and we remain vigilant as the United States may take advantage of the situation by planning to increase its military presence and attempt to escalate the crisis,” Wang said. told Chinese media.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei last week during a tour of Asia, but China considers Taiwan its territory and opposes direct foreign contact with Taiwan.

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Taiwan’s reunification with China is historically inevitable, and that all attempts to use Taiwan to contain China are doomed to failure, so China should seek pro-Taiwan independence forces. He said he would leave no room.

China organizes on a large scale military exercises It deployed missiles, aircraft and warships in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan last week. The exercise was to begin on 4 August in six waters around the island and end on 7 August.



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