WAR FEARS: China bolsters military patrols as growing threat of Taiwan invasion looms
Daily Express- TAIWAN has reported China has been ramping up military deployments over the past week, as part of a growing trend of Beijing threatening an invasion of the island.
Both Taiwan and Japan reported increasing military excursions from Beijing forces. Xi Jinping’s Chinese Government regards Taiwan as a breakaway province to be reunited with the mainland, and has threatened military action since the start of the year.
On Monday, Japan and Taiwan said there were incursions into their respective air defence identification zones.
Taipei said ten Chinese military aircraft, including fighters and an anti-submarine warfare aircraft, had flown into its airspace.
Meanwhile, Japan recorded an ASW plane inside its zone just east of Taiwan.
Last Friday saw the largest ever incursion into Taiwan’s air defence zone, with 20 Chinese aircraft including bombers and fighters entered the area.....READ MORE
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