Beijing, Prague Exchange Protests Over Czech Senate Leader’s Taiwan Trip

By Kyodo News 1 September 2020

BEIJING/TAIPEI—China and the Czech Republic exchanged diplomatic protests on Monday as bilateral relations nosedived over Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil’s trip to Taiwan, which Beijing regards as a renegade province.

Commenting on Vystrcil’s visit to the island while visiting Germany, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi described it as an unendurable provocation for which there will be retribution.

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