The People’s Liberation Army conducted military exercises with Taiwan University, and the US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan was keeping a close watch near the Taiwan Strait. Photo: Taken from the official website of the Seventh Fleet www.c7f.navy.mil/ (file photo)

Kurt Campbell, the coordinator of Indo-Pacific policy at the National Security Council, known as the “Indo-Pacific Czar” and responsible for formulating China and Asia policies in the White House, recently accused China of “overreacting” to House Speaker Nancy. Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. This was used as a pretext to change the status quo in the Taiwan Strait, etc., and said the United States would conduct “unified sea and air lanes operations” in the Taiwan Strait, and support Taiwan’s self-defense. capabilities, strengthen US-Taiwan economic and trade cooperation, strengthen its military presence, and call on China to fulfill its obligations as a responsible major power.

After US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, China carried out a “blockade” military exercise against Taiwan and launched missiles across Taiwan, which aroused international interest.

In response, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin noted that the United States has raised unjustified provocations first, and the protection of China’s legitimate rights comes second. Pelosi’s bad behavior seriously violates China’s sovereignty, seriously interferes in China’s internal affairs, and seriously jeopardizes peace and security. stability of the Taiwan Strait. He also warned: “There is absolutely no good end for those who play with fire, and those who offend China will be punished.”

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Wang Wenbin hosted a regular press conference today (17), and asked the media about Campbell’s remarks, noting that Pelosi’s perverted behavior seriously violated China’s sovereignty, seriously interfered in China’s internal affairs, and seriously threatened peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. . , highly irresponsible and irrational actions will be resolutely resisted, and the principle of respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity in international relations will become a dead letter.

Wang Wenbin also emphasized that in 2000, the United States drafted the so-called “Taiwan Relations Act” that was unilaterally prepared before the three Sino-US joint statements. In expression of China’s policy, after the Democratic Progressive Party came to power, it continued to promote “gradual Taiwan independence”, carry out “sin removal”, and create “two Chinas” and “one China, one Taiwan” on various occasions. These are behaviors to change the status quo.

Wang Wenbin criticized that this farce created by Pelosi can never affect the historical trend of Taiwan’s return to the motherland, will not harm the international consensus of one China at all, and will not stop the historical process of the Great Rejuvenation. Chinese nation. “We solemnly warn the American side not to act recklessly or create an even greater crisis. Those who play with fire will never end up, and those who commit crimes will certainly be punished.”

Campbell said the United States will conduct unified operations of sea and air corridors in the Taiwan Strait to support Taiwan’s self-defense capabilities and strengthen its military presence.

Wang Wenbin strongly warned: “Those who play with fire will not end up doing well, and those who commit crimes will definitely be punished.”