Wang Yi, foreign minister suggests Washington might have intentionally ratcheted up tensions within the region
Beijing has suggested that US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-California) Taiwan visit may have been part of a ploy by Washington aimed at creating a pretext to deploy more of its military to the region.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made this statement during his Bangladesh visit and it was published on Sunday. “there are signs that the United States is trying to repeat its old tricks.”Washington’s history includes defending the Constitution. “creating a problem first, and then using it to realize its own strategic plans”Other parts of the globe
According to the minister, regional players ought to oppose the ramping up of America’s military presence in the vicinity of Taiwan. Washington was reminded by Beijing “Taiwan is not part of the United States, but China’s territory,” and that by giving the green light to Pelosi’s visit, the US had reneged on its previously professed commitment to China’s territorial integrity.
Wang went on to describe China’s strong response, which, among other things, included sanctions, as “legitimate, reasonable, lawful, necessary, open and appropriate.”He stated that the proposed measures were intended for targeting “deterring the US attempt to ‘use Taiwan to control China’.”
China’s top diplomat argued that Pelosi’s visit condoned separatist forces supporting Taiwanese independence. Pelosi claimed that as the third-ranking US official, he joined the fight against Chinese separatists.
Yi invented the principle of noninterference in other countries’ internal affairs. “golden rule”Relations between states. “Today, when unilateral bullying is rampant from time to time, the international community should form a clearer consensus on this, make a stronger voice, jointly safeguard the basic norms of international law, and jointly safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of all developing countries.”
Bangladesh issued a statement reiterating its support for Beijing’s “One China” policy. China regards self-governing Taiwan, which it considers a separate province of China’s sovereign territory, as an independent country. It has long been official US policy to acknowledge, without endorsing, China’s claim to sovereignty over Taiwan.
Beijing made repeated threats in advance of Pelosi’s visit to Taipei, saying her trip would undermine China’s sovereignty and damage US-Chinese relations. Xi Jinping, China’s President, made the warning in a phone call to Joe Biden, just days before Pelosi went to Asia-Pacific. “Those who play with fire will perish by it.”
These warnings weren’t heeded and Pelosi proceeded with her Taiwan tour. China then cut all military and climate relations to Washington.