Taiwan says it’s ready to defend itself from China

After spate of Chinese patrols, Taiwan says it’s prepared to defend itself.

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/07/25
By: Juvina Lai, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –A Taiwanese Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) monitored a

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Chinese Xian H-6 bomber near Taiwan’s air defense identification zone July 20, 2017.

Taiwan’s military defense ministry said on Tuesday that Taiwan is ready to defend itself from China if needed, in a strongly worded response to recent flybys by Chinese warplanes.

According to the ministry, China has flown several fighter aircraft near Taiwan for exercises.

“The People’s Liberation Army has never given up on the idea of resolving problems through the use of military force,” ministry spokesman Chen Chung-chi told a news briefing.    [FULL  STORY]

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