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Liz Truss warns China any attempt to invade Taiwan would be a ‘strategic miscalculation’

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Liz Truss warns China any attempt to invade Taiwan would be a ‘strategic miscalculation’

Liz Truss issued a warning to China at the G7 summit in Madrid today (29 June) that any attempt to invade Taiwan would be a “catastrophic miscalculation”.

The Foreign Secretary said Beijing was in danger of making the same mistake that Russian President Vladimir Putin, as she added: “That is exactly what we saw in the case of Ukraine – a strategic miscalculation by Putin.”

Taiwan has been self-governing since nationalist forces fled there in 1949 after the communists took control of China, and is considered to be a rebel province by Beijing.

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