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‘Taiwan is the primary mission of the People’s Liberation Army’

Sarah Kirchberger leaves no room for doubt. “The current status quo around Taiwan is extremely fragile,” the renowned China expert said at the Global China Conversations of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) on Thursday. The topic is Tensions Over Taiwan: What’s the Current Situation and What Challenges Arise for Businesses and the Economy? – and Kirchberger quickly makes clear how much the situation around the island off the coast of China has recently come to a head.

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