After U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left Taipei after a high-level visit that heightened tensions in the Taiwan Strait, the island’s defense ministry said Wednesday that China had 27 aircraft in Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ). said to have sent a plane.
Up to six J-11 fighters, five J-16 multirole fighters and 16 SU-30 multirole fighters entered the air defense area today. “On August 3, 2022, 27 PLA aircraft (J-11*6, J-16*5, SU-30*16) flew near the Republic of China on,” Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense tweeted. did. The invasion after 21 Chinese military planes flew into the southwestern part of Taiwan’s air defenses on Monday night. In response to China’s aggression, Taiwan has dispatched air patrols to monitor the situation and has also deployed anti-aircraft missile systems. Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan ended today as she departed the autonomous island after a short, fascinating trip that added to her cross-strait stakes.
The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, second in the Oval Office after the U.S. Vice President, reiterated her country’s unwavering commitment to uphold Taiwan’s democracy and said the visit would in no way contradict the long-standing U.S. policy on autonomy. said. small island. China, meanwhile, says Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan is a serious violation of the one-China principle and the provisions of a joint communiqué signed by the two countries. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Tuesday announced missile tests and live-fire fires as part of military operations near Taiwan. “The Chinese military will launch military operations around Taiwan, conduct long-range live-fire in the Taiwan Strait, and organize conventional missile tests in waters east of the island,” said Sputnik Eastern News Agency, Theater Command. spokesman Shi Yi.
“These actions are a fair deterrent to the recent significant escalation of negative US actions on the Taiwan issue and a grave warning to pro-Taiwan independence forces,” Shi Yi said. In recent times, China has increased its use of gray area tactics, regularly sending planes into her ADIZ in Taiwan, with most incidents occurring in the southwest corner. In 2021, Chinese military aircraft flew to her ADIZ in Taiwan 961 times in his 239 days. Gray zone tactics are defined as “any effort or series of efforts to achieve one’s security objectives beyond steady-state deterrence and reassurance without resorting to the direct and significant use of force.” .