Taiwanese president calls mainland China military exercises ‘irresponsible’ as PLA missiles fly

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen issued a call for restraint as mainland China conducted its largest-ever military exercises in waters surrounding the self-ruled island. Tsai said Beijing’s decision to launch missiles into international waters and vital shipping lanes, was “irresponsible” and a “threat to the international community”. The Taiwanese leader spoke as the cross-strait crisis spilled over into Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meetings in Cambodia. Beijing officials cancelled meetings with their Japanese counterparts, and top diplomat Wang Yi walked out of Asean events including a gala dinner after Group of 7 (G7) nations released a joint statement accusing China of “destabilising the region”.

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1 thought on “Taiwanese president calls mainland China military exercises ‘irresponsible’ as PLA missiles fly”

  1. the only reason Taiwan exists as it does today is for commercial reasons. It is inevitable that the island will eventually become known as the PRC as exists on the mainland. Any sensible government will realise that there is only one Government in China and that it is in the best interests of both China (broadly speaking) and the International community that it be recognized as part of China. The ROC ceased to exist after the war. Irrespective of its current status the ROC as it exists today still bears the name China in its title and as its former standing has evolved into modern day China it too should expect to evolve into modern day China as one nation governed by one country. That makes absolute sense.


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