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Intense clash between the US and China

“Taiwan is part of Chinese territory” – China’s foreign policy czar Wang Yi in conversation with Wolfgang Ischinger.

Things must have gotten pretty rough between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and China’s top foreign policy official Wang Yi. On late Saturday, they retreated to the back rooms of the Bayerischer Hof Hotel for a confidential discussion. The exchange was very direct and controversial, the US delegation said afterward. Blinken himself said that he admonished China about the Chinese spy balloon: Something like this “must never happen again.”

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