China accuses US of double standards over Ukraine and Taiwan


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China has accused the United States of a double standard in calling for Ukraine’s sovereignty to be respected while selling weapons to Taiwan. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said Washington should stop misleading the world and accusing others of behaviour it was itself guilty of. “The US keeps saying that territorial sovereignty must be respected but on the Taiwan question, the US has been walking on the edge and pushing the envelope. The US has broken its own political commitments and been selling sophisticated weapons to China’s Taiwan region,” she said. “The US says there’s desire for peace to prevail,...