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China vows to 'defeat' any foreign forces that interfere with Taiwan

New defense guidelines have more pages on island than 2015 version

The People's Liberation Army will "resolutely defeat" attempts to separate Taiwan from China, the new defense white paper says.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- China's new white paper on national defense dedicated significantly more space to Taiwan than the previous version issued in 2015 in a reflection of its concerns over the Trump administration's growing interest in the island.

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