China has reportedly announced its intention to conduct a series of joint military operations and live-fire exercises in waters around Taiwan. CNN.
The military exercises are being conducted in response to the August 2 visit to Taiwan of a congressional delegation led by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
China has reportedly condemned and firmly opposed Ms Pelosi’s visit to meet Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.
and statement“The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is on high alert and has launched a series of targeted measures to resolutely safeguard China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and resolutely prevent interference by external forces,” said Wu Qian, a spokesman for China’s Ministry of National Defense. We will carry out a military operation,” he said. And the separatist plan for ‘Taiwan independence’. ”
statement release China’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) said the People’s Liberation Army will begin military exercises and training activities from August 4 to 7.
The exercise will be conducted in six waters and airspaces in the Taiwan Strait.
On the other hand, Taiwan’s MND claimed Part of the exercise area is part of Taiwan’s territorial waters, which could endanger regional security and international order while undermining the status quo of the Taiwan Strait.
“Taiwan’s military will resolutely defend national sovereignty, have absolute capability and confidence, assume the responsibility to defend its territory, and resist any action that violates Taiwan’s sovereignty,” the ministry said.
“Nationalist forces will maintain close ties with regional allies and strengthen coordination and cooperation to jointly prevent deterioration of the security situation in the region.”
MND in Taiwan too clearly The 21 Chinese aircraft entered the Southwestern Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Aug. 2 after Pelosi arrived in Taiwan.
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