China FM says Taiwan was ‘never a country’, never will be

US lawmaker warns China that attempt to invade Taiwan 'would fail':
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned Sunday that Taiwan had “never” been a country and never would be, after voters on the self-ruled island defied Beijing’s warnings and chose pro-sovereignty candidate Lai Ching-te as president.

“Taiwan has never been a country. It wasn’t in the past, and it certainly won’t be in the future,” Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a joint press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry in Cairo.

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