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MANILA (Reuters) -Stress over Taiwan is predicted to be on the agenda when U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr subsequent week, Manila’s ambassador to Washington stated on Thursday.
“I am positive they are going to contact on the Taiwan scenario,” Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez informed Reuters by phone, including that the Philippines needs to play a task in peaceable co-existence between the USA and China.
Harris is probably going to offer Marcos a “pretty good briefing” on the three-hour assembly between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese language President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of this week’s summit of the G20 grouping of nations in Indonesia, Romualdez stated.
Beijing has lengthy stated it could carry the self-governed island of Taiwan, which it views as an inalienable a part of China, beneath its management and has not dominated out using power to take action. It has continuously accused the USA lately of encouraging Taiwan independence.
“What occurs in Taiwan, it is going to have an effect on the complete ASEAN area. If there’s a battle that occurs in Taiwan, no person goes to be spared,” Romualdez stated.