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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Beijing protests U.S. senators’ visit to Taiwan” – below is their description.
Beijing says it has lodged “solemn representations” with Washington and called on the U.S. to respect its commitment to the one-China principle after three U.S. senators paid an official visit to Taiwan on Sunday.
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