August 6, 2020

China warns US against ‘dangerous moves’ on Taiwan: Xinhua

Washington (AFP) – Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe warned his US counterpart in a phone call Thursday to avoid firing up bilateral tensions, a day after Washington angered Beijing by announcing it would send a senior official to visit Taiwan.Wei told US Defense Secretary Mark Esper in a 90-minute phone call to “stop erroneous words and deeds” and “avoid taking dangerous moves that may escalate the situation,” referring directly to Taiwan and the South China Sea, the Xinhua News Agency reported.But Esper told Wei that China was undertaking destabilizing activity, according to the Pentagon, …


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