China urges US to avoid sending wrong signals on Taiwan

China has no room for concessions when it comes to its core interests, Mr Wang Wenbin told a daily news briefing in Beijing. PHOTO: MFA_CHINA/TWITTER

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's Foreign Ministry urged the United States on Friday (Oct 22) to avoid sending any wrong signals to proponents of Taiwanese independence, after President Joe Biden said the US would come to the Chinese-claimed island's defence.

China has no room for concessions when it comes to its core interests, ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a daily news briefing in Beijing.

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