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Beijing Says “Firmly Opposed” To Taiwan Joining Biden Democracy Summit

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Beijing Says 'Firmly Opposed' To Taiwan Joining Biden Democracy Summit

Taiwan is “an inalienable part of Chinese territory,” said foreign ministry spokesman (File)

Beijing:

China on Wednesday slammed an invitation by US President Joe Biden for the self-ruled island of Taiwan to join a virtual summit on democracy, alongside more than 100 countries.

“China firmly opposes the US invitation to the Taiwan authorities to participate in the so-called Summit for Democracy,” said foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, adding that Taiwan is “an inalienable part of Chinese territory.”

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