Taiwan’s President’s Confession Makes Beijing Angry: US Don’t Underestimate China!

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BEIJING China firmly opposes any official or military relationship between United States of America (USA) and Taiwan . The statement was in response to President Tsai Ing-wen’s admission that US troops were training Taiwan’s military.

“We resolutely oppose any form of official exchange and military contact between the United States and Taiwan, oppose US interference in China’s internal affairs, and attempts to provoke and stir up trouble,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said in a statement. statement.

“The one China principle is the political foundation of China-US relations. The US must not underestimate the strong determination of the Chinese people to uphold national sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Wang added, as quoted from Wion News, Thursday (28/10/2021).

China considers self-governing Taiwan as its territory. Beijing promises to retake it one day, even by force if necessary, and has stepped up its threats in recent years.

Earlier in an interview with CNN, President Tsai Ing-wen said that a number of US troops were stationed in Taiwan to assist with training . He also has confidence that the US military will protect the island in the event of a Chinese invasion.

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Tsai is the first Taiwanese president in decades to acknowledge the presence of US troops on the island for training purposes. The last remaining official US garrison was in 1979, the year Washington transferred official diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing. However, there were US media reports last year that hinted at a small deployment of American troops.

According to CNN, in early 2020 the US military posted and later deleted a video showing Uncle Sam’s Army Special Forces training soldiers in Taiwan.

In November 2020, Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense announced and later denied to local media that US troops were training local troops on the island.

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