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I understand "not to be taken in" as "not to be counted (as citizens of Mainland China or PRC)." Am I on the right track? Some nuance here is beyond me.

On Monday, China unveiled measures to further open its markets to firms from self-ruled Taiwan, including raising capital, and to make life easier for people from Taiwan both in China and abroad, including offering them consular protection.

Taiwan responded by warning its people not to be taken in by China’s efforts at “enticement” ahead of the election.

Source: Reuters NOVEMBER 5, 2019
China says will 'fully respect' Taiwan's way of life
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