Weekend Reads: After the visit of Nancy Pelosi, a delegation from the US Congress arrives at Taiwan

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Une délégation du Congrès américain est arrivée dimanche 14 août à Taipei. © Ministry of Taiwan External Relations via AP A delegation from the US Congress arrived in Taipei on Sunday, August 14.

American parliamentarians arrived in Taiwan on Sunday where they must meet President Tsai Ing-Wen and Foreign Minister Joseph Wu. Beijing, already scalded by the previous visit of the owner of the American House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, By asking Washington to "stop playing with fire".

A delegation from the American Congress arrived on Sunday August 14 at Taiwan , shortly after vast Chinese military maneuvers around the island triggered by the visit of the president of the American Chamber of Representatives . This visit of five people, who was not announced, has to last until Monday, according to the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy of the United States on the island.

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China has also responded to this visit. The official Xinhua agency published a comment with the title: "American politicians should stop playing with fire on Taiwan's question".

The visit occurs a few days after the end of the most important military maneuvers ever made by Beijing around Taiwan, response to a visit to the president of the American House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, who had made China furious.

Taipei accused China of having taken the pretext of the visit of Nancy Pelosi to train in an invasion. In response, the United States has reaffirmed its commitment to the region.

American parliamentarians - a senator and four representatives, democrats and a republican - will notably meet the president Tsai Ing -Wen and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu, according to the Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They will discuss "relations between the United States and Taiwan, regional security, trade and investment, climate change issues," the American Institute said in a statement.

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"Friendship"

The Taiwanese Minister for Foreign Affairs praised this visit to a statement: "While China continues to raise tensions in the region, the US Congress again sent a high -level delegation to Taiwan, demonstrating Thus a friendship that is not frightened by the threats of China and underlines the resolved support of the United States towards Taiwan ".

The members of the delegation are the Senator of Massachussets Ed Markey and the representatives Alan Lowenthal (California, Democrat), John Garamendi (California, Democrat), Don Beyer (Virginie, Democrat) and Auma Amata Coleman Radewagen (Samoa, Republican), said the American Institute.

China estimates that Taiwan, populated by around 23 million inhabitants, is one of its provinces, which she has not yet managed to combine with the rest of her territory since the end of the Chinese civil war (1949). Opposed to any initiative giving the Taiwanese authorities an international legitimacy, Beijing is a standing wind against any official contact between Taiwan and other countries.

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 The Chinese Ambassador to France evokes a necessary © Copyright 2022, the Obs The visit of Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan on August 2 last does not pass to the China. She has already made it known in particular by leading the greatest military exercises in her history around the island which she considers as one of her provinces. Diplomatic and internationally, Beijing also fists on the table. In France, she does it through her ambassador Lu Shaye, who cut short to all independence of Taiwan and mentioned a "rehabilitation" of the Taiwanese.

White Paper and Red Lines

The Taiwan Business Office, a Chinese government organization, published a "white paper" detailing the way Beijing is published on Wednesday, in particular via economic incentives.

"We are willing to create a large space (cooperation) in order to achieve peaceful reunification," said the document. "But we will not leave any room for maneuver to separatist actions aimed at pseudo-independence from Taiwan".

"The strength would be used as a last resort, in the event of imperative circumstances. We would be forced to take drastic measures in the face of the provocations of the separatists or external forces, if they came to cross our red lines", adds the white paper .

Washington replied Friday by announcing a strengthening of its commercial relations with Taiwan and new air and sea passages in the Strait, in response to "provocative" actions in China.

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