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Malaysia deports 74 telecom fraud suspects to China

AP  |  Beijing 

has deported 74 telecom suspects, including 21 from Taiwan, to in the latest instance of Southeast Asian countries deferring to China's position on the self-governing island.

China's official Xinhua Agency reported that the suspects arrived in the central city of Wuhan yesterday night on a chartered plane escorted by police.

regards as a part of and pressures its allies and smaller neighbours to abide by that position.

Taiwanese state media reported that Taiwanese officials protested the deportations to Malaysia, saying they "hurt the longstanding friendship" between the two sides.

Cambodia and are among the countries that have sent dozens of Taiwanese suspects to mainland

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 13:13 IST