Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism' News Marianas Variety

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TAIPEI (Reuters) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen had a New Year message for China on Saturday: military conflict is not the answer, but Beijing responded with a stern warning that if Taiwan crossed any red line it would lead to "profound catastrophe." China claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has increased military and diplomatic pressure in the past two years to assert its sovereignty claims. "We must remind the Beijing authorities to not misjudge the situation and to prevent the internal expansion of 'military adventurism,' " Tsai said on Saturday in her New Year's speech, broadcast live...