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Chinese State Media Warns of ‘Severe’ Military Measures if Taiwan Office in U.S. Changes Name

In China on Sunday, a state-run media outlet warned of “severe” military and economic consequences against Taiwan if Washington allows the self-ruled island to change the name of its representative office in the U.S.

The Global Times referred to a Financial Times report from Friday saying that President Joe Biden’s administration is considering allowing the office to change its name from the “Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office” (TECRO) to the “Taiwan Representative Office.”

China views Taiwan as part of its sovereign territory and has long warned Washington against offering any support to the self-ruled island that could threaten its claim.

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