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China warns Taiwan independence, peace ‘mutually exclusive’

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China warned Monday that peace in the Taiwan Strait and independence for the island were “mutually exclusive”, as Beijing carried out military drills.

“Taiwan independence and Taiwan Strait peace and stability are mutually exclusive things,” foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a regular briefing, adding: “If we want to protect peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait we must firmly oppose any form of Taiwan independence separatism.”

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