China's actions are 'extreme, disproportionate and escalatory', says Blinken
Guardian, 05 Aug 2022
The US secretary of state said there was 'no justification' for China's military drills around Taiwan after the US house speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island. Addressing a news conference on the sidelines of the Asean regional forum meeting, Antony Blinken said the US had repeatedly told China it did not seek a crisis. He added that Pelosi’s visit was peaceful but China chose to 'overreact'
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