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Czech Speaker to Pay ‘High Price’ for Taiwan Visit

WorldNews Monday, 31 August 2020
Czech Speaker to Pay ‘High Price’ for Taiwan VisitPRAGUE (Dispatches) -- The Czech foreign minister said on Monday he would summon the Chinese envoy to Prague after threats were allegedly made against an opposition politician who is currently visiting Taiwan. A delegation led by Czech Senate speaker Milos Vystrcil arrived in Taipei on Sunday, angering China which views the island as part of its sovereign territory. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on...
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Wang Yi (politician) Wang Yi (politician) Chinese diplomat and politician

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to meet his Chinese counterpart in Moscow on Friday evening. The meeting has been sought by Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghi amid border tensions. The meeting will be held on sidelines of 3-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. Rajnath Singh and Wei Fenghi are currently in Moscow to attend the SCO meet. This is the first major political contact between India and China since Ladakh clash in May 2020. Meanwhile, Rajnath Singh met his Russian counterpart General Sergey Shoigu. The duo talked about strengthening defence, strategic cooperation between the two sides. Rajnath Singh is on a three-day visit to Russia to attend combined meeting of Defence Ministers of SCO. External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar is also likely to meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow on September 10. Rajnath Singh's meeting with Wei Fenghi comes at a time when PLA and Indian Army are locked in a tense posture in Ladakh. India urged China to engage with it to restore peace in border areas through de-escalation. India recently took control of strategic height near Pangong lake's southern bank. It thwarted an attempt by Chinese army to transgress into Indian areas.

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China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday the United States' approval of a potential $1.8 billion arms sale to Taiwan would have a major impact on Sino-U.S. ties, and China will make the necessary response as the situation develops. Francis Maguire reports.

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