Taiwan president warns Beijing against ‘military adventurism’ in new year speech
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Taiwan president warns Beijing against ‘military adventurism’ in new year speech

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has warned that military actions were not a solution to resolving the self-ruled island’s ongoing tensions with mainland China. In a New Year’s Day live broadcast, Tsai said such conflict would hurt the economy on both sides of the strait and she urged Beijing officials to “prevent the expansion of militarism within the Chinese government.” In her January 1, 2022, Tsai also criticised the Hong Kong government for its crackdown on opposition media outlets. 

3 Jan 2022 - 12:52PM