CHINA THREATENS ACTION AGAINST U.S. AFTER TRUMP SIGNS BILL ENCOURAGING DIPLOMATIC VISITS TO TAIWAN

CHINA THREATENS ACTION AGAINST U.S. AFTER TRUMP SIGNS BILL ENCOURAGING DIPLOMATIC VISITS TO TAIWAN

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BY CHRISTINA ZHAO, newsweek.com

 

China will take military and diplomatic countermeasures against the U.S. following President Donald Trump's signing of a bill that encourages relations between America and Taiwan, Beijing state media said Sunday.

 

On March 16, Trump signed the Taiwan Travel Act, which allows for and encourages high-level official visits between the two countries. The legislation strongly displeased China, which has long considered the self-ruled island to be a wayward province.

 

"China will and should take timely countermeasures against the U.S. and all 'Taiwan independence' secessionist forces through diplomatic and military means" should high-level contact occur, China’s official Communist Party newspaper, Global Timessaid.