Taiwan foreign minister says China sending ‘mixed signals’

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s foreign minister said Wednesday that China’s attempts at conciliation and military intimidation are sending “mixed signals” to people on the island China claims as its own territory to be won over peacefully or by force. Joseph Wu noted China flew 10 warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone on Monday and recently deployed an aircraft carrier battle group for exercises in waters near the island, while Beijing also has expressed regret over a train crash in Taiwan last week that left 50 people dead. “On the one hand they want to charm the Taiwanese people...