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Jun 12, 2022 04:16 PM
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China Will Go to War if ‘Anyone Dares’ Aid Taiwan Independence, Defense Minister Warns

China’s Defense Minister Wei Fenghe speaks at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue on Sunday in Singapore.
China’s Defense Minister Wei Fenghe speaks at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue on Sunday in Singapore.

China’s Defense Minister Wei Fenghe explicitly warned the United States on Sunday that it will go to war to defend its sovereignty over Taiwan if “anyone dares” try to split the island from the Chinese mainland.

Addressing the Shangri-La security dialogue in Singapore, Wei said that “If anyone dares help Taiwan to secede from China, we will not hesitate to fight, we will fight at all costs and we will fight to the very end.”

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