December 21, 2016 / 2:21 AM / a year ago

Taiwan says Sao Tome move will damage cross-Strait stability

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan’s presidential office said on Wednesday China’s use of Sao Tome’s financial woes to push the “one China” principle will damage stability across the Taiwan Strait.

The presidential office made the comments after the small West African nation said it would end formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan.

Reporting by J.R. Wu; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Lincoln Feast

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