Taiwan president stands firm against China after US visit

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President Tsai Ing-wen speaks to the media after arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images Taiwan will not be stopped from engaging with the world and will not give in to pressure, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday as she arrived back from a trip to Central America and United States. Among her engagements in the US, she held talks with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in California on Wednesday. China, which claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory, reacted with anger to the McCarthy meeting having demanded it not take place, though so far...