Beijing: China has come down hard on the visit of US defense personnel to Taiwan and said that the visit will further strain relations.
According to the details, China expressed indignation over the visit of US defense personnel to Taiwan.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in a statement that the visit of the Pentagon’s top official will further strain relations with Taiwan.
China, which considers Taiwan its territory, has repeatedly demanded that foreign officials not visit the democratically Chinese-administered island, while strongly opposing military ties between the US and Taiwan, the spokesman said.
China’s foreign ministry said the Chinese government is strongly opposed to official talks and military ties between the US and Taiwan.
It should be noted that this visit of American officials to Taiwan is taking place at a time when relations between Washington and Beijing are strained over the alleged spy balloon.