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Military training show China prepares to invade Taiwan says


TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwanese foreign language minister accused China on Tuesday of using US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taipei as an excuse for launch of large-scale military drill in preparation for possible invasion.

Speaking to reporters, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu called Beijing military exercises in response to Pelosi trip “serious provocation” and attempt to overturn the status quo in sensitive Taiwan Strait.

“China used borax in this is military textbook for preparation for invasion of Taiwan,” Wu said, citing Beijing exercises, missile launches, cyberattacks and trade sanctions as “an attempt to weaken public fighting spirit in Taiwan.”

“China has threatened Taiwan with military action. for years, and he continues to refine his efforts,” he said. “It fact”.

China military extends exercise near Taiwan after Pelosi trip

On August 7, lawmakers from both the Democratic and Republican parties condemned China’s actions. military escalation in response to the recent visit of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-California). (Video: Washington Post)

tension in The Taiwan Strait has risen sharply in The last few days are troubling of a possible a conflict that could involve China, the US, and Taiwan, as well as Washington’s allies in in region.

Eastern Theater Command of The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) said on Tuesday that the sea and air exercises near Taiwan continued, marking at least the sixth day in a row of exercises designed to menace island. He said the maneuvers would be focused on simulated blockade and coordinating joint logistics. Taiwanese military started the previously planned exercises on Tuesday.

” [Chinese Communist Party’s] continuation military exercises show what a threat of force Did not have reducedTaiwan’s defense ministry said on Tuesday.

Beijing claims Taiwan is a self-governing democracy that enjoys de facto independence for decades, is an integral part of its territory, which should be united with China. In revenge for Hosting in Taiwan of Pelosi (California) last week, PLA announced military exercises targeting Taiwan from all sides.

Subsequently, the PLA fired missiles around Taiwan and sent dozens of military aircraft and warships near the island. He deployed warships and aircraft across the midpoint. of The Taiwan Strait, an unofficial median line that both sides largely respected for years until 2020, when Beijing denied the existence of midline and began to cross it more often.

In China, the state media and the officials worked on project strength to the citizens who have for have taught for decades that Taiwan is rightfully theirs and will one day to be a part of Chinese homeland. Military analysts speak to the state media to tell military intrusions across the middle line will occur more regularly, with some argue that Pelosi’s visit could “speed upunion.

State broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) released a video clip on Tuesday. of PLA practice amphibious assault on shores of Fujian Province directly opposite Taiwan.

AT regular media briefing in Beijing, Wang Wenbin, spokesperson for The Chinese Foreign Ministry did not answer the question. on how long exercises will last. He said government led “normal military exercises” in in an “open, transparent and professional” manner, in line with domestic and international law.

Teachings “are warning provocateurs,” he said, describing China’s response as “justified” to protect China’s territorial integrity.

While the tension in them highest since last Taiwan Strait Crisis in 1990s when the PLA fired missiles that landed near Taiwan, perspective of military confrontation is still low.

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit was accompanied by in new phase of Chinese pressure campaign

Beijing has shown some restraint and willingness avoid direct conflict with United States. Plans for exercises on schedule for after Pelosi’s departure, covered areas within the 12-mile coastal zone that Taiwan calls its territorial waters. But Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Monday that no Chinese military the plane has not yet invaded on island territory.

The teachings had little effect on everyday life in Taiwan, whose residents are accustomed to almost daily reports of Chinese military intrusions. The Taiwan Ministry of Defense said it found 10 PLA ​​warships and 45 warplanes, including 16 that crossed the median line. on Tuesday.

The survey released on Monday by the China Association of for public opinion survey, group in Taiwan, found what more than 60 percent of about 1,000 respondents polled between August 3 and 5 were not concerned that tensions would increase across the strait. lead to military conflict. About 54 percent said they consider Pelosi’s visit good for Taiwanese-American ties.

Asked if there real worry in Taiwanese government what Beijing is preparing for en invasionWu said that his country is “very concerned”.

“But at the same time, we remain calm,” he said. “We remain resilient. AT best way to deal with with regime that tries to intimidate us this is show that we are not intimidated. We are not afraid of China.”

Pei-Ling Wu contributed to this report.

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