Taiwan on alert after its flag appears again in IS video

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/12
By: Tang Pei-chun and Elaine Hou

Taipei, Dec. 12 (CNA) Taiwan will strengthen communication with other 201512120014t0001countries to obtain the latest anti-terrorism information from around the world and will step up security at its overseas representative offices, a foreign affairs spokeswoman said Saturday, after the country’s flag showed up for the second time in a video purportedly released by an extremist group.

Eleanor Wang (王珮玲) said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was aware of a new propaganda video claimed by the Islamic State, which showed an image of the national flags of 60 countries, including Taiwan.

It was the second time in less than a month that the image appeared in a video said to be from the extremist militant group.     [FULL  STORY]

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