As Reuters reported, Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said on May 7 that Taiwan hoped the world would sanction China if it invaded the island nation. He referred to the sanction the global community imposed on Russia for its war in Ukraine.

Wu told reporters in Taipei at an event marking the foundation of the EU. He stated that it was critical to join others in condemning the invasion and sanctioning Russia and Belarus.

Wu said that if Taiwan was threatened with force by China or was invaded, Taiwan hoped the international community could support Taiwan.

According to Focus Taiwan, the island nation had joined Western-led sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. On May 6, Taiwan put a ban on high-tech exports to Belarus in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

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