Shanghai suspends all ties with Prague in spat over Taiwan

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI (Reuters) – The Shanghai city government said on Tuesday it was suspending official contact with Prague after the Czech capital Prague signed a sister city agreement with Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, in the latest round of Chinese-Czech diplomatic tensions. Czech President Milos Zeman has pushed ties with China. Taiwan is China’s most sensitive diplomatic issue, as the island is claimed by Beijing as Chinese territory to be taken by force if needed.

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