Beijing, August 10
China on Monday cried foul and lodged a “stern” diplomatic protest with the US over the go to of Health Services Secretary Alex Azar to Taipei, the primary high-ranking American official to go to the self-ruled island in over 4 a long time, whereas Chinese air drive jets intruded into Taiwan’s airspace in an obvious present of drive.
Azar kicked off his three-day go to by assembly Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.
China, which considers the estranged island of Taiwan as a part of its mainland, vociferously objects to any high-level international dignitaries assembly Taiwanese leaders.
Azar’s go to comes amid an all-time low in US-China relations and it was considered a significant diplomatic setback for Beijing, which asserts that the ‘One-China’ coverage constitutes the core of its international coverage with all nations that established diplomatic relations with it. — PTI
‘Not in favour of US-Taiwan ties’
- Health Services Secretary Alex Azar’s go to comes amid an all-time low in US-China relations and it was considered a significant diplomatic setback for Beijing.
- Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman mentioned “China opposes the US-Taiwan ties”.