Disregarding China"s strong opposition, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi flew to Taiwan on Tuesday, defying the one-China principle and the provisions of the three China-US joint communiqués. Pelosi's actions have created a regional and even global security threat, observers say, and her actions have drawn much denunciation.
China firmly opposes close reconnaissance and provocative actions by Canada"s warplanes, which threaten China's national security, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense said on Monday. "Canadian military aircraft recently stepped up reconnaissance and provocative actions against China under the pretext of implementing United Nations Security Council resolutions," said ministry spokesman Senior Colonel Wu Qian in a statement. "That jeopardized China's national security and the safety of front-line staff of both sides. "The Chinese military responded immediately in a reasonable, strong, safe and professional way, and lodged solemn representations to the Canadian side via diplomatic channels." The spokesman urged