China warns Sally Truss not to create new obstacles in relations

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China warns Sally Truss not to create new obstacles in relations

This may include our ad placements from us and 3 rd parties based on our understanding. On Thursday Beijing sent its warning after the UK Foreign Secretary promised solidarity with Taiwan, which has drawn the wrath of Beijing because of its growing ties to Lithuania. China's president Xi Jinping has claimed that he will take control of the island democracy of Taiwan as part of China's long-term expansionist ambitions. The politburo in Beijing warned Sally Truss not to create new obstacles in relations between London and China, after she reiterated support for Lithuania.

After Ms Truss lent her support to UK, a spokesman for the Chinese Embassy in London said in a statement: We have noticed the relevant reports and express our concern over the remarks of the Lithuanian side. The Embassy added that China s development does not pose any threat to any country The embassy urged Mrs Truss to handle its One China stance properly The Chinese embassy insisted: China urges the UK to understand the relevant issue. Xi Jinping expected to miss the upcoming COP 26 Summit REVEALED EU Commissioner blames 'idiotic' Britain for food shortages OPINION Boris Johnson was warned over post-Brexit lorry driver crisis INSIGHT The UK must handle it properly and refrain from creating new obstacles for the development of China-UK relationship. Over the past few weeks, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of aerial sorties over the sea separating the Chinese mainland from Taiwan. This has served as a reminder that the Taiwan strait has the potential to become one of the most dangerous places on Earth. The People s Liberation Army has conducted approximately 149 incursions in four days of planes on Taiwan air defence zone.