Beijing stages military drills around Taiwan to intimidate US visit

Beijing sends its new stealth fighter jet to the South China Sea and stages military drills around Taiwan to intimidate US Congressional visit

  • China conducted military drills with frigates, bombers and fighters near Taiwan
  • And Chinese J-20 stealth fighter will start patrols of the South China Sea
  • Aggressive moves intended to intimidate US delegation visiting Taiwan
  • ‘Those who play with fire will burn themselves,’ a PLA spokesperson said
  • ‘Globally significantTaiwan makes 90% of world’s semiconductor products
  • China has responded aggressively to a US Congressional visit to Taiwan by conducting military drills in nearby waters.

    A task force of frigates, bombers and fighters manoeuvred near Taiwanese waters in a move the People’s Liberation Army said was intended to target the ‘wrong signalssent by the United States in its show of support for Taiwan.

    Nel frattempo, the Chinese J-20 stealth fighterwidely considered to be an attempted clone of the US’s F-35 jetwill start patrols of the South China Sea in a renewed effort to dominate the contested waters, with parts claimed by Indonesia, Malayisa, the Phillipines and Vietnam respectively.

    ‘This operation is in response to the recent frequent release of wrong signals by the United States on the Taiwan issue,’ People’s Liberation Army Eastern Theater Command spokesman Shi Yilu said, without mentioning the visiting U.S. Ministri tra cui Therese Coffey hanno fatto esplodere Nadine Dorries per aver annunciato la fine del pagamento di £ 159 in un tweet del fine settimana The Chancel ...

    'Gli Stati Uniti. bad actions and tricks are completely futile and very dangerous. Those who play with fire will burn themselves,’ Egli ha detto.

    The Chinese J-20 stealth fighter, sopra - widely considered to be an attempted clone of the US's F-35 jet - will start patrols of the South China Sea

    The Chinese J-20 stealth fighter, sopra – widely considered to be an attempted clone of the US’s F-35 jetwill start patrols of the South China Sea

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen poses for a group photograph with U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, Bob Menendez, chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and other U.S. delegation members, at the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen poses for a group photograph with U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, Bob Menendez, chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and other U.S. delegation members, at the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan

    Xi Jinping has sent his new advanced J-20 stealth fighter to patrols contested waters in the South China Sea while ordering military exercises near Taiwan in order to intimidate the island nation which he is intent on conquering

    Xi Jinping has sent his new advanced J-20 stealth fighter to patrols contested waters in the South China Sea while ordering military exercises near Taiwan in order to intimidate the island nation which he is intent on conquering

    NOI. Senator Bob Menendez (giusto), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led a Congressional delegation to visit the island. He is greeted by Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (sinistra)

    NOI. Senator Bob Menendez (giusto), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led a Congressional delegation to visit the island. He is greeted by Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (sinistra)

    A task force of frigates, bombers and fighters manoeuvred near Taiwanese waters. Sopra: A Poeple's Liberation Army-Navy Yuzhao-class amphibious transport dock vessel

    A task force of frigates, bombers and fighters manoeuvred near Taiwanese waters. Sopra: A Poeple’s Liberation Army-Navy Yuzhao-class amphibious transport dock vessel

    The People's Liberation Army said the military drills were intended to target the 'wrong signals' sent by the United States in its show of support for Taiwan. Sopra: a Chinese military H-6K bomber

    The People’s Liberation Army said the military drills were intended to target the ‘wrong signalssent by the United States in its show of support for Taiwan. Sopra: a Chinese military H-6K bomber

    The J-20, which is China’s most powerful stealth figher jet, has started patrols of the East China Sea and the South China Sea in move will enable the warplane to better safeguard China’s airspace security and maritime interests, said the Global Times, a mouthpiece for the communist regime.

    During a Friday meeting with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, NOI. Senator Bob Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called the technology hub a ‘country of global significanceand its security has implications for the world.

    Taiwan produces 90% of the world’s high-end semiconductor products, making it ‘a country of global significance, consequence and impact,’ Menendez added.

    ‘It should be understood the security of Taiwan has a global impact.

    Semiconductors are a vital component for electrical appliances, found in almost every form of technology used for communications, informatica, assistenza sanitaria, military systems, 'Terzo quali interruttori azionare per abilitare questi obiettivi, clean energy, and countless others.

    China is always sure to bristle at reference to Taiwan as a ‘country’, and regards US support for the democratic island off its coast to be a form of interference in its internal affairs.

    The US has no formal relations with Taiwan but has long been their most important backer and guarantor of its security.

    Taiwan operates in the shadow of explicit Chinese ambitions to ‘reunitethe island with the mainland under the governance of the Chinese Communist Party.

    China's Communist Party has never controlled self-ruled Taiwan but it nonetheless views the island as part of its territory. Threats of annexing the island have turned more hostile under Xi Jinping (pictured in Beijing, Venerdì, aprile 8, 2022)

    China’s Communist Party has never controlled self-ruled Taiwan but it nonetheless views the island as part of its territory. Threats of annexing the island have turned more hostile under Xi Jinping (pictured in Beijing, Venerdì, aprile 8, 2022)








    Beijing claims the self-governing island of Taiwan as its own territory, and has promised to take it by force if necessary. It has stepped up aggressive flights by warplanes in recent months

    Beijing claims the self-governing island of Taiwan as its own territory, and has promised to take it by force if necessary. It has stepped up aggressive flights by warplanes in recent months

    Taiwan's military today published an official handbook advising civilians on how to prepare for a potential Chinese invasion, including where to find bomb shelters and how to stockpile emergency supplies (Taiwanese army soldiers during a Readiness Enhancement Drill, amid escalating Taiwan-China tensions, in Taiwan, gennaio 2022)

    Taiwan’s military today published an official handbook advising civilians on how to prepare for a potential Chinese invasion, including where to find bomb shelters and how to stockpile emergency supplies (Taiwanese army soldiers during a Readiness Enhancement Drill, amid escalating Taiwan-China tensions, in Taiwan, gennaio 2022)

    Menendez was among a bipartisan group of six U.S. lawmakers visiting in a show of support to the democratic island in the face of continued Chinese pressure.

    He acknowledged that China was ‘very unhappyabout the visit but this would not stop the US from supporting Taiwan, with a population of 24 milioni, in its dispute with Beijing, which rules over 1.4 billion people in a virtual police state.

    Taiwan has been heartened by the U.S. support offered by the Biden administration, which has repeatedly talked of its ‘rock-solidcommitment to the democratically governed island.

    That has added to strains in Sino-U.S. relations, with Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian called the visit ‘condescendingand ‘irresponsible.

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian warned that the U.S. is 'going down the wrong and dangerous path'

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian warned that the U.S. is ‘going down the wrong and dangerous path

    Zhao warned yesterday that the U.S. is ‘going down the wrong and dangerous pathby not adhering to the One China principle.

    Cina‘s Communist Party has never controlled self-ruled Taiwan but it nonetheless views the island as part of its territory and has vowed to one day seize it, by force if necessary.

    Taiwan‘s military on Tuesday published an official handbook advising civilians on how to prepare for a potential Chinese invasion, including where to find bomb shelters and how to stockpile emergency supplies.

    Threats against the island have turned more hostile under e rifiutato di escludere qualsiasi cosa, China’s most authoritarian leader in a generation, while Russia’s recent centinaia di migliaia di manifestanti si sono radunati nelle città di tutto il mondo per chiedere la fine della guerra russa has also heightened fears that China will soon follow through on threats to annex its smaller neighbour.

    The 28-page guide contains information which ‘the general public can use as an emergency response guideline in a military crisis or natural disaster,’ defence ministry spokesman Sun Li-fang said during an introduction at an online press conference.

    It is the first time Taiwan’s military has published such a handbook.