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China warns against Japan's vaccine provision to Taiwan

Chinese policemen stand on duty near Tiananmen Gate on the 32nd anniversary of a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Beijing on June 4, 2021.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING (Kyodo) -- The Chinese Foreign Ministry warned Friday against Japan's provision of novel coronavirus vaccines to Taiwan, calling the move a "political performance."

    Earlier in the day, the Chinese government criticized Taiwan for accepting more than 1 million doses of the vaccine developed by Britain's AstraZeneca Plc from Japan, saying the island's ruling party, "has blocked vaccine shipments from the mainland."

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