Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said previous restrictions on how US officials may interact with their Taipei counterparts were “null and void”. Photo: Ron Przysucha/US State Department/dpa Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said previous restrictions on how US officials may interact with their Taipei counterparts were “null and void”. Photo: Ron Przysucha/US State Department/dpa
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said previous restrictions on how US officials may interact with their Taipei counterparts were “null and void”. Photo: Ron Przysucha/US State Department/dpa
Taiwan

US says Mike Pompeo won’t go to Taiwan after Chinese state media warns such a trip may ‘trigger a war’

  • Spokeswoman tweets that Europe tour will be his final as secretary of state and says China’s ‘nervous panic diplomacy is unwarranted and dangerous’
  • Global Times commentary said Beijing’s response would be ‘overwhelming’ if Pompeo visited island after lifting restrictions on official contacts

Topic |   Taiwan
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said previous restrictions on how US officials may interact with their Taipei counterparts were “null and void”. Photo: Ron Przysucha/US State Department/dpa Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said previous restrictions on how US officials may interact with their Taipei counterparts were “null and void”. Photo: Ron Przysucha/US State Department/dpa
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said previous restrictions on how US officials may interact with their Taipei counterparts were “null and void”. Photo: Ron Przysucha/US State Department/dpa
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