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China continuing military activities nearby, says Taiwan

China continuing military activities nearby, says Taiwan

Taiwan's defence ministry said 17 Chinese aircraft and six Chinese ships were detected operating around Taiwan on Friday as Beijing continued military activities near the island.

A Taiwan Coast Guard ship travels past the coast of China, in the waters off Nangan island of Matsu archipelago in Taiwan A Taiwan Coast Guard ship travels past the coast of China, in the waters off Nangan island of Matsu archipelago in Taiwan

Taiwan's defence ministry said 17 Chinese aircraft and six Chinese ships were detected operating around Taiwan on Friday as Beijing continued military activities near the island.

It said this included eight aircraft that crossed the Taiwan Strait's median line, which in normal times acts as an unofficial barrier between the two sides.

Published on: Aug 19, 2022, 5:15 PM IST
Posted by: Vivek Dubey, Aug 19, 2022, 5:10 PM IST