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US Blasts China’s Military Drills Near Taiwan as ‘Provocative’

  • Washington says it will continue helping Taiwan defend itself
  • Antony Blinken still scheduled to visit Beijing early in 2023
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The Biden administration criticized Beijing’s military drills near Taiwan this week as “provocative,” insisting it will continue helping the government in Taipei defend itself.

The US is worried about the Chinese activity, “which is destabilizing, risks miscalculations, and undermines regional peace and stability,” the National Security Council said in a statement on Tuesday.