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‘No justification’ for China’s ‘aggressive’ military drills in Taiwan Strait: G7

The Group of Seven industrialised nations on Wednesday condemned military drills announced by China around Taiwan in the wake of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the self-ruled island.

“There is no justification to use a visit as pretext for aggressive military activity in the Taiwan Strait” and China’s “escalatory response risks increasing tensions and destabilising the region”, the G7 foreign ministers said in a statement.

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