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The Taiwan visit by US top politician Nancy Pelosi continues to employ the international community. The G7 countries are concerned about China's threatening gestures and reminding reluctance. The EU calls for dialogue.

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The leading industrialized countries of the West sharply criticized China's reaction to the visit to the US politician Nancy Pelosi in Taiwan . "There is no justification for using a visit as an excuse for aggressive military campaigns in Taiwanstrasse," said the Foreign Minister of the G7 alliance and asked China in the conflict about Taiwan for reluctance. One calls "the People's Republic of China not to change the status quo in the region," it said in a joint statement. Existing differences should be settled peacefully. In addition to Germany and the USA, the G7 also includes Canada, Great Britain, France, Italy and Japan.

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Confessions on the "one-China policy"

"It is normal and common for MPs from our countries to take international trips," says the G7 declaration -In representative is. "The escalating reaction of the People's Republic of China risks increasing tensions and destabilization of the region."

The EU Commission said that tensions in the dialogue must be solved. The EU is the principle of "one-China policy" and recognizes the leadership in Beijing as the sole right-wing government of China, but one also wants to keep the status quo in the street of Taiwan.

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The US government continues to emphasize that the United States China policy has not changed. There is no reason why the visit should trigger a crisis or a conflict, said John Kirby's spokesman for national security issues from the US Presidential Office.

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Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock called for de -escalation in the conflict about Taiwan. With a view to the visit to Pelosis in Taipei, she said when she was inaugurated in Canada: "Visits like currently currently must not be used as an excuse for military threats."

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Baerbock reaffirmed that Germany is sticking to its "one-China policy", ie the People's Republic of China as the only sovereign Chinese state. In the context of this policy, Germany entertained close relationships with Taiwan, which, as a solid democracy with high human rights standards, is "an important value partner" in Germany, said the Foreign Minister.

Strack-Zimmermann: "I would also travel to Taiwan"

The Chairman of the Defense Committee in the Bundestag, Marie-Egnes Strack-Zimmermann, said in the DW interview that one should "factually, soberly but unexcited" to China's reactions to Taiwan -Visit of the US politician Nancy Pelosi. "There is one-China politics, i.e. the respect that Taiwan belongs to China, but has a different system.

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That is unchanged and therefore the martial appearance of the Chinese is completely superfluous and actually only shows what uncertainties in China, said the FDP politician. "We must not be intimidated. It cannot be that nobody travels to Taiwan because the Chinese then hyperventilation. "Strack-Zimmermann confirmed to the German wave that she would also travel to Taiwan.

Chinese saber rattling

as a reaction to the visit of the chairman of the US representative house If China wants to keep maneuvers with shooting exercises around the island by Sunday. Dozens of Chinese fighter planes penetrated into the Taiwanese air defense zone. In the military exercises, sharp ammunition should be fired from great reach. When China had shot rockets over Taiwan and the United States sent two aircraft carriers.

Freundliche Gesten in Taipeh: Nancy Peolosi und Taiwans Präsidentin Tsai Ing-wen © Taiwan Presidential Office/AP/Picture Alliance friendly gestures in Taipei: Nancy Peolosi and Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-Wen

Pelosi was a controversial visit on Tuesday traveled to Taiwan. The politician d President Joe Biden's democratic party has been the highest US representative for 25 years, which was in the democratically ruled island republic. Beijing looks at the democratic Taiwan as part of the People's Republic and therefore strictly rejects official contacts from other countries.

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