Thursday, August 5, 2021

Don’t cross the line: Taiwan warns China for flying fighter jets into its airspace

Taiwan has warned China for flying fighter jets into its airspace asking Beijing to not cross the line. the incident has happened second time in two days.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te said that Chinese jets ‘again’ flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Thursday.

He also stated ‘make no mistake, Taiwan wants peace but we will defend our people’.

“Don’t cross the line. China again flew fighter jets into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone today. Make no mistake, Taiwan wants peace but we will defend our people,” tweeted Lai Ching-te.

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Earlier Taiwan Defence Ministry had said that Chinese fighter jets entered Taiwan’s southwestern region for two consecutive days. It added that Taiwan responded accordingly and urge PLA to practice restraint. “Chinese fighter jets entered Taiwan’s southwestern ADIZ for two consecutive days. ROCAF responded accordingly and will continue to surveil the region. We urge both PLA to practise restraint and PRC to be a peacemaker and maintain regional stability,” the Taiwan Defence Ministry tweeted.

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