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Nicaragua breaks ties with Taiwan

Nicaragua has severed diplomatic relations with Taiwan and declared its support for Beijing’s “One-China policy”. The Central American nation’s foreign minister, Denis Moncada, declared in a televised address that the People’s Republic of China was the “only legitimate government” representing “all of China.” Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen confirmed this on Twitter. “I would like to stress that no amount of external pressure can shake our commitment to freedom, human rights, the rule of law & to partnering with the international democratic community as a force for good,” Tsai wrote.

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