Taiwan building up its defenses to ward off enemy: Defense Ministry

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/07/21
By: H.H. Lu and Lillian Lin

Taipei, July 21 (CNA) The Ministry of National Defense announced Tuesday that despite the 201507210040t0001fact that China’s military buildup has led to a shift of the Taiwan-China military balance in Beijing’s favor, the Republic of China armed forces are continuing to reinforce the country’s self-defense strength to ward off any enemy attempts.

The ministry was responding to Japan’s recently released 2015 defense white paper, which states that “China has been continuing activities seen as high-handed to alter the status quo by force and has attempted to support its unilateral claims without making compromises.” It suggested that “these activities could trigger contingencies.”     [FULL  STORY]

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