Washington is crossing the line on the Taiwan issue, Beijing is sure. Because of this, the PRC is determined to firmly defend its sovereignty. It will not leave the separatists and their foreign collaborators the slightest chance for Taiwan independence.
As Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said, the United States “constantly challenges China” on the Taiwan issue. The Chinese diplomat added that Beijing has repeatedly protested to Washington because of the actions of the US authorities. Chunying added that if the United States continues to act in a similar way on the Taiwan issue, it will lead to “serious consequences.”
The Chinese Foreign Ministry also reports that the PRC will take decisive measures to protect state sovereignty and territorial integrity in the event of if Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan. The warning comes as Pelosi is expected to arrive on the island Tuesday evening.
It was also noted that China and the United States are in close contact at all levels and through various channels.
The Chinese army has been in contact for the past week regularly conducts exercises, including live firing. Many experts link China's military activity to Pelosi's Asian tour.