Taiwan is attempting to gain observer status in the WHO's World Health Assembly. It last participated in 2016, under a different government.
Yang Jiechi's message for Jake Sullivan included renewed warnings about the U.S.'s close ties with Taiwan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry balked at recent comments by a senior U.S. Navy official who highlighted the importance of arming Taiwan with the right weapons.
The church where the deadly shooting occurred is one of the largest Taiwanese churches in Laguna Woods, California.
Taiwan's Defense Ministry tracked a Chinese aircraft across the Taiwan Strait median line for the first time since September 2020.
But the two officials told the Senate Committee on Armed Services that they believe China is still planning an eventual takeover of Taiwan.
CIA chief William Burns said Xi Jinping's long-term desire to capture Taiwan won't have changed, despite the difficulties facing Vladimir Putin's forces.
While U.S. Taiwan policy remains unchanged, the update appears to remove some commonly misinterpreted elements of Washington's official position.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham warned Sunday that "if Putin's still standing after all of this, then the world's going to be a very dark place."
China continues to claim Taiwan as its own territory, and it has condemned the U.S. from communicating with Taiwan.
The U.S. has stepped up efforts to help Taiwan bolster its self-defense, but it hasn't publicly committed to come to its defense in the event of a Chinese attack.
It was the Navy's fourth reported Taiwan Strait transit this year in what has become a routine signal of U.S. military presence in Asia.
China's foreign ministry has made a link between Xi Jinping's "global security initiative" and Beijing's ongoing opposition to military alliances in Asia.
"The One-China policy is the political foundation for China to develop friendly relations with other countries," Chinese embassy spokesperson Liu Pengyu told Newsweek.
The former U.S. ambassador to Russia said it was "too premature" for the Chinese leadership to believe its own narrative of America in decline.
Chiu Kuo-cheng said Taiwan would study potential alterations to China's long-standing military plans to capture the democratic island.
Public broadcaster CTS offered sincere apologies for its "gross negligence," promising that relevant personnel would be "severely disciplined" for the blunder.
The Ukrainian government has been cautious in its diplomacy with China, allowing Western partners to do the criticizing instead.
In a nationalistic editorial, Hu Xijin suggests the Chinese government should begin preparing its citizens for conflict with the United States over Taiwan.
Japan, like Taiwan to the south, has reported a significant uptick in Chinese aircraft activity in its surrounding skies this past year.
The remarks come after Senator Lindsey Graham said "every option is on the table" if China invades Taiwan.
"Collectively, we can defend ourselves from the threats posed by authoritarian nations that seek to disrupt regional peace," Taiwan's President said.
A successful invasion of Taiwan would give China almost total control over the world's semiconductor supply, with disastrous results for the U.S. economy and national security.
Sen. Graham's delegation will meet with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen and other senior officials before departing on Friday.
News of the visit comes just days after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reported to have planned a trip to Japan and Taiwan, before postponing her plans due to a positive COVID test.
The comments—made at the end of the Taiwan Affairs Office press conference in Beijing—were later struck from the written record.
"If there was a conflict in the Pacific, we simply do not have the American vessels necessary to sustain the fight," Congressman John Garamendi told Newsweek.
A Chinese newspaper contended that Beijing should "deploy a large number of warplanes" if the House speaker visits Taiwan.
The Pentagon notified Congress of the Biden administration's third round of arms sales to Taiwan on Tuesday.