PLA warplanes pictured during an “island encirclement” drill, one of the ways in which mainland China has tried to step up the pressure on Beijing. Photo: Xinhua

Taiwan and US planning talks to counter Beijing’s thrust for unification

  • Senior Washington official will take part in discussions in September, according to US ‘ambassador’
  • Announcement follows heightened pressure from mainland China
Topic |   US-China relations

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PLA warplanes pictured during an “island encirclement” drill, one of the ways in which mainland China has tried to step up the pressure on Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
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