While China continues to blockade the island, Taiwan has activated its land-based missile systems.

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At the beginning of the third day of military exercises in Beijing, ships and planes crossed the line that served as the border between the two areas.

While China continues to blockade the island, Taiwan has activated its land-based missile systems.
While China continues to blockade the island, Taiwan has activated its land-based missile systems.

Taiwan condemned this Saturday that Chinese military ships and planes have once again crossed the middle line. formosan throat It is in “simulation of a possible attack” as part of the military maneuvers announced after the visit of the US Legislature, Nancy Pelosi, to the island.

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The island’s Ministry of National Defense, in a message posted on its official Twitter account, assures that the object of this simulated attack will be a “high-value asset”, without specifying further details about it.

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As an answer, Taipei warnings and deployed air and sea patrols, also deployed land-based missile systemsAs in the past day, in the face of the “strong provocation” of “several” Chinese ships and planes crossing the middle line of the Bosphorus.

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This imaginary line the strait serves as an unofficial but implicitly respected border for China and Taiwan during the last decades.

The regime disseminated images of military exercises through the official media
The regime disseminated images of military exercises through the official media

The movements of the People’s Liberation Army (EPL, Chinese Army) are part of its military maneuvers since Thursday and It will last until Sunday in retaliation for Pelosi’s visit.and so far it has included real fire and the launch of long-range missiles.

These exercises are conducted at six sites around the island, one of which is about 20 kilometers off the coast of southern Taiwan’s main city, Kaohsiung.

Although in recent years Chinese Chinese defense experts have held other exercises in the Taiwan Strait as well, but this week is different because “they cover a larger area, contain more military elements and are expected to be highly effective”.

Taiwan described the Chinese military presence in the above-mentioned areas as a “blockade”, and the Taiwanese president said: Tsai Ing-wen called China’s “deliberately raised military threat” “irresponsible”.

China continues its attacks on Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit
China continues its attacks on Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

Amid these alarms, the third day of the blockade announced by China began after the president of the North American Congress left the island.

Washington accuses Beijing of “overreacting” to Pelosi’s visit and warned the aircraft carrier”USS Reagan He will continue to “monitor” the Taiwanese environment. The United States also announced that it is delaying an intercontinental missile test “to prevent further escalation”, according to a US spokesperson. White House John Kirby.

Describing Pelosi’s visit as “nonsense” and “a pathetic betrayal”, China claims sovereignty over the island and views Taiwan as a rebellious province since the Kuomintang nationalists withdrew in 1949 after losing the civil war against the Chinese.

(with information from EFE)

Source: Info Bae

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