US says Mike Pompeo won’t go to Taiwan after Chinese state media warns such a trip may ‘trigger a war’

Jan 11, 2021 | INVESTING

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not travel to Taiwan, the State Department said on Monday, after he lifted restrictions on American officials visiting the self-ruled island.State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus tweeted that Pompeo’s upcoming trip to Europe would be his final overseas tour as secretary of state. She was responding to a commentary in Chinese state tabloid Global Times that warned a Taiwan visit by Pompeo could lead to war.“There are no plans to travel to #Taiwan this…

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