Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, speaks during an interview in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, speaks during an interview in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

China wants to ‘speed up’ its seizure of Taiwan, Antony Blinken says

  • The US Secretary of State accuses Beijing of undermining the status quo over the island, and using coercion to exert pressure for reunification
  • The top US diplomat expanded on previous remarks that mainland China is looking to seize Taiwan on a ‘much faster timeline’

Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, speaks during an interview in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, speaks during an interview in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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