MADRID, 27 May. (EUROPEAN PRESS) –
Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense detected 33 warplanes and ten Chinese Army warships around the island this Saturday morning.
In addition, it was reported that 12 of the planes crossed the airspace, therefore the Taiwan Armed Forces monitored the situation and responded by deploying aircraft, boats and land-based missile systems, according to the information published on the Twitter account of the Ministry of Defense.
The escalation of tension in the region started with the visit of the then US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island in August last year, and the situation worsened after Taiwan President Tsai’s visit. Despite warnings from Beijing, Ing Wen traveled to the North American country where she met with several US congressmen.
Taiwan has had an independent government since 1949, but China considers the region under its sovereignty and its main policy towards the island is peaceful reunification under the principle of “one country, two systems”, although it has not previously excluded the use of force. independence attempts”.
Source: Noti Merica