TAIPEI – The defense ministry in Taipei on Saturday entered a total of 39 Chinese Air Force aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense zone, setting a new high in aggressive provocations of the communist regime aimed at people living in Taiwan, unlike Beijing. provides. totalitarian rule.
Taiwan, a democratically governed island that the Communist Party of China (CCP) wants to claim, has repeatedly complained of Chinese missions in its airspace, often its air defenses close to the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands. in the south-western part of. More than a year into a warning to the world on the growing military aggression of the CCP.
Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said that Taiwan’s fighters carried out scuffles against 39 Chinese aircraft in two waves on Saturday. It said Taiwan sent fighter jets to warn Chinese planes while missile systems were deployed to monitor them.
That was one more plane than on Friday, the day communist China marked its national day, which at the time had more aircraft than the country had ever flown past Taiwan’s air defense sector.
Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Saturday Chinese aircraft arrived during the first day – 20 aircraft – followed by another 19 on Saturday night. Most of the aircraft were J-16 and Su-30 fighters.
The ministry said in separate statements late Saturday and early Sunday that planes from both the missions took off near Pratas.
Taiwan’s Prime Minister Su Tseng-chang on Saturday condemned China for its actions, saying the country is engaging in military aggression and damaging regional peace.
Wang Ting-yu, co-chair of Taiwan’s Parliamentary Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, urged the international community to support Taiwan’s resistance to communist rule by conducting joint barriers to Chinese incursions.
“It is time for like-minded countries to step up to deal with China’s growing security threat. An effective way to discourage these activities would be to conduct joint blockades.” said on Twitter.
Taiwan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Wu said on Twitter of the threatened actions by Beijing, “It is strange that the #PRC no longer bothers with fake excuses.”
October 1 was not a good day. NS #PLAAF 38 warplanes took off in #taiwanof ADIZ, making it the largest number of daily layoffs on record. Threat? Undoubted. it’s weird #PRC Don’t bother with false excuses anymore. JW
— Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROC (Taiwan) (@MOFA_Taiwan) 2 October 2021
China has yet to comment.
It has previously said that such flights were to protect China’s “sovereignty” over Taiwan and were aimed against “collusion” between Taiwan and the United States, which as the traditional leader of the free world, is the leader of the island. The most important were international supporters.
Taiwan celebrates its National Day next Sunday, with a keynote speech by President Tsai Ing-wen and a military parade in central Taipei, which will include a fly-by of fighter jets.
China has increased military and political pressure to try to force Taiwan to accept Chinese sovereignty, which is governed under a one-party communist state, a political ideology foreign to China.
Taiwan maintains that it is an independent country and will defend its freedom and democracy.
The Epoch Times contributed to this report.
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