The Beijing regime continues to implement measures to surround Taipei after the visit of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week.
this People’s Liberation Army (PLA, Chinese Army) will “organize regular combat patrols” in the surrounding waters Taiwan military spokesman announced that Shi Yi was quoted by the newspaper this Thursday. ChinaDaily.
Spokesperson Shi Eastern Operations Command Theater On Wednesday, he said China’s latest military maneuvers, both in the air and at sea, had “achieved their mission objectives” and were “effectively testing the combat capability” of Command troops.
After President Erdogan’s visit United States of America , Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, beijing They announced last week’s military maneuvers around the island from Thursday to Sunday, but these lasted until this Wednesday, when China finally announced its end.
Intense live fire wargames not seen in decades It included the launch of long-range conventional missiles and the blockade of air and sea space. in six regions Taiwan exercises Taipei The blockade of the island was described as “irresponsible”.
Shi Yi, your forces Eastern Operations Command Theater They will “resolutely protect the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of China”.
Tan Kefei, spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Defense, on his behalf, maneuvers “a strong deterrent to Taiwanese separatist forces and foreign intervention” He added that China’s military actions are “necessary and justified to protect national sovereignty.”
Tan added that the military exercises were carried out “in accordance with national and international laws and practices.” “The reunification process cannot be stopped.”
We are prepared to exert the utmost sincerity and best efforts to achieve peaceful reunification, but the PLA will not leave any room for Taiwanese separatist forces and foreign powers to achieve their goals.”
Beijing announced several sanctions against Pelosi and her direct relatives last week, raising the level of retaliation by suspending cooperation mechanisms with Washington on judicial matters, climate change, the return of illegal immigrants, criminal legal aid or the fight against transnational crime.
China described Pelosi’s visit as “nonsense” and “a pathetic betrayal”. It claims sovereignty over the island and has viewed Taiwan as a rebel province since the Kuomintang nationalists withdrew from there in 1949 after losing the civil war against the communists.
(with information from EFE)
Source: Info Bae