Wednesday, March 22

Taiwan says to join democratic countries to sanction Russia over invasion of Ukraine

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TAIPEI — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Friday the island will join democratic countries to put sanctions on Russia over the invasion of Ukraine, although he did not give details.

The crisis is being watched closely in Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory and has faced increased military pressure by Beijing over the last two years. (Reporting by Yimou Lee and Ben Blanchard; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)