Former UK PM Truss calls for tougher China policy in first speech since resigning


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Former British prime minister Liz Truss will call on Friday for Taiwan to be given more arms and for the Group of Seven nations to agree a co-ordinated package of sanctions against China if there is an escalation of military tensions around the island. In her first speech since she was forced out of office last year, Truss will tell a conference in Japan designed to co-ordinate the policies of democratic governments towards China that the West should take a tougher approach to the world’s second largest economy. Truss will say there are people who argue that “the rise of...