A proposed visit to Taiwan by chairman of Czech upper house Jaroslav Kubera brought a furious response from Beijing threatening that Czech companies would ‘pay’ for the trip. Photo: EPA-EFE

China letter threatened retaliation against Czech companies if diplomatic visit to Taiwan went ahead

  • China’s embassy in Prague wrote to Czech president’s office saying likes of Skoda, Home Credit Group and Petrof would ‘pay’ if Jaroslav Kubera went to Taiwan
  • Chairman of Czech upper house died last month, but message reveals what Beijing might have done in response to ‘serious breach’ of one China protocol
Topic |   Taiwan
A proposed visit to Taiwan by chairman of Czech upper house Jaroslav Kubera brought a furious response from Beijing threatening that Czech companies would ‘pay’ for the trip. Photo: EPA-EFE
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