Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces'
By Editor - Wed Jul 10, 11:26 pm
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from “overseas forces”, in a veiled reference to China. China, which claims self-ruled and democratic Taiwan as its own and views it as a wayward province, has called on the United States not to allow Tsai to transit there on her overseas tour. Tsai will go to New York on her way there, and then is expected to stop in Denver on the way back.
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