How is China trying to redefine power balance in Taiwan Strait?
16 August 2022 | 6:37 am
Beijing's pledge to conduct "regular patrols" near Taiwan after large-scale military drills points to a worrisome and dangerous development, according to analysts.
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The call between the leaders comes in the backdrop of concerns over Pelosi visiting Taiwan. Xi reportedly told Biden that China was strongly opposed to Taiwan's independence as well as any outside interference.
There has been no mention of Taiwan as a port of call on the congressional delegation's visit to the Indo-Pacific region. US-China tensions are running high over reports Pelosi would visit the self-ruled island.
China said it was holding live-fire military exercises off its coast opposite Taiwan, amid rising tensions with the US over a possible trip to the self-governing island by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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After Nancy Pelosi's visit, China is preparing its largest military show of force in decades surrounding the island. Some Taiwanese are worried; others say Beijing's tactics have not changed.
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The US House speaker's short visit to the self-governing island has left Beijing fuming and vowing retaliation. Fears of a new crisis in the Taiwan Strait are rising.
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is in Seoul to meet with political leaders. Pelosi was said to have planned a visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border with North Korea.
The Chinese military responded to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan by launching a series of drills after she left. The drills have not just caused political tensions. They have also impacted everyday life along the Taiwanese shoreline.
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