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China urges US not to allow Taiwan delegation to attend Trump inauguration

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NewsHubBEIJING: China on Wednesday (Jan 18) urged the United States not to allow a Taiwanese delegation to attend US President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Trump broke with decades of precedent last month by taking a congratulatory telephone call from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, and he has also said the „One China“ policy was up for negotiation.
A Taiwan delegation, led by former premier and ex-ruling party leader Yu Shyi-Kun, and including a Taiwan national security adviser and some lawmakers, will attend Friday’s inauguration, Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said this week.
It is typical for Taiwan to send a delegation to U. S. presidential inaugurations at the invitation of the U.

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