Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen heads to US, warning of threat from ‘overseas forces’

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen left for a trip to the United States and the Caribbean on Thursday, warning that democracy must be defended and Taiwan faced threats from “overseas forces”, in a veiled reference to mainland China.Beijing, which claims the self-ruled and democratic Taiwan as its own and views the island as a wayward province, has called on the US not to allow Tsai to transit there on her overseas tour.Tsai’s time in the US will be unusually long, as normally she spends just a…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3018165/taiwan-president-tsai-ing-wen-heads-us-warning-threat-overseas

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