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China suspends cooperation with US in several areas in retaliation for Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan
United States, China, Taiwan

China suspends cooperation with US in several areas in retaliation for Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

China suspended dialogue with the United States in areas such as climate change, military issues, and the fight against drug trafficking. The measures, announced by the Chinese Foreign Ministry, are the latest in a series of sanctions promised by Beijing and aimed at punishing Washington for Pelosi's visit Tuesday and Wednesday to Taiwan, an island China claims as part of the country. The first measures involved diplomatic protests and, since Thursday, naval and air exercises around the island, in which missiles have been fired. According to the Chinese diplomacy note, the dialogue between military commanders and officials associated with the Department of Defense was cancelled, as well as meetings on military maritime security. Cooperation on the return of illegal immigrants, crimin...
China begins biggest-ever military operation near Taiwan
China, Taiwan

China begins biggest-ever military operation near Taiwan

China began military exercises this Thursday in six zones near Taiwan. It is the biggest operation ever on the island claimed by Beijing. "From 12 noon today to 12 noon on the 7th, the People's Liberation Army is carrying out an important exercise in military training and real combat", announced Chinese state television CCTV, during the early hours of the morning in Portugal. The country's media, quoted by the international press, reported that Beijing - which sees Taiwan as a breakaway province - has started long-range artillery firing exercises in the island strait, noting that "the expected results have been achieved", in this, according to the BBC, the biggest operation ever in the territory. According to the British "The Guardian", the six zones selected by China for carrying out ...