China says army will act ‘at any cost’ to prevent Taiwan split

Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe salutes after addressing the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing, China October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s army will take action “at any cost” to foil attempts to separate the self-ruled island of Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its own, the country’s defense minister said on Thursday. Beijing has been infuriated by recent U.S. sanctions on its military, one of a growing number of flashpoints in ties with […]

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