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Taiwan accuses China of invading Su-30 and J-10 fighters into the island's air defense zone

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Taiwan accuses China of invading Su-30 and J-10 fighters into the island's air defense zone

The Ministry of Defense of Taiwan claims that Chinese aircraft are approaching the borders of the island nation for the second day in a row. Taipei sees this as a threat to national security.


Indeed, China has been conducting large-scale military exercises near Taiwan's borders in recent weeks. This includes the flights of the Su-30 and J-10 belonging to the Air Force of the People's Liberation Army of China. On Thursday morning, Chinese aircraft appeared in the air defense zone in the southwest of the island. The Taiwanese air defense forces managed to spot a Su-30 fighter, a J-10 fighter and a Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft.

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu called the actions of the Chinese side a threat to peace and stability in the region. The military department also made similar accusations against the neighboring state, urging the world community to pay attention to China's "aggressive actions".

However, for Beijing, as you know, the Taiwan issue is one of the most painful. China does not recognize Taiwan as a sovereign state and believes that the existence of such a country is a direct violation of the territorial integrity of the Celestial Empire. There is no doubt that if it were not for the support from the United States and its allies, China would have long ago tried to solve this problem. It is no coincidence that the Chinese armed forces pay great attention to the development of amphibious operations, increase the amphibious capabilities of their fleet.

The PRC restrains from more decisive actions only the risk of intercession for Taiwan by the United States and the start of a full-scale war in the region. But China has never concealed that it is ready for an armed confrontation if necessary. Taiwan, in turn, is also developing the capabilities of its armed forces, giving priority to the organization of coastal and air defense. Like China, Taiwan also conducts regular military exercises, practicing actions to organize the defense of the island in the event of an attempt by a potential enemy to attack.
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  1. PSih2097
    PSih2097 11 September 2020 11: 26 New
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    there is a feeling that someone (we will not point the finger) is intensively shaking the boat, because 2/3 of a century without world massacre is somehow not interesting.
    1. iouris
      iouris 11 September 2020 11: 30 New
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      Quote: PSih2097
      2/3 century without world massacre as it is not interesting.

      Those. Have you noticed the destruction of entire states, the mass destruction of people after the completion of "perestroika" in the USSR?
      1. NEXUS
        NEXUS 11 September 2020 20: 19 New
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        Quote: iouris
        Those. Have you noticed the destruction of entire states, the mass destruction of people after the completion of "perestroika" in the USSR?

        There are citizens who believe that the USSR was not needed nafig with its socialism, scoop, and so on ...
        The issue of a bipolar world is still relevant, because if the world is unipolar, the hegemon begins to fiddle with everyone he can reach, sucking every drop from these countries.
  2. zwlad
    zwlad 11 September 2020 11: 27 New
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    Che blame that. Would have shot down and all the cases had invaded Or is it just chatter?
    1. Trapp1st
      Trapp1st 11 September 2020 11: 38 New
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      Would have shot down and all the cases had invaded.
      As far as I understand, the air defense zone is farther than the air territory of Taiwan.
    2. Serg4545
      Serg4545 11 September 2020 11: 45 New
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      Did you not pay attention:
      They invaded not Taiwan's airspace (where there is a legal right to use weapons), but a certain air defense zone.
      What is this zone and where it is located is not clear.
      1. zwlad
        zwlad 11 September 2020 12: 20 New
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        Well, that means just chatter.
    3. rich
      rich 11 September 2020 12: 41 New
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      "invaded" and "approached the borders" are completely different things. Here either the Taiwanese are driving the snowstorm, or the translators
  3. Prisoner
    Prisoner 11 September 2020 11: 32 New
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    So we got to the next level - "the war of nerves". Further, only nuclear mochilovo.
    1. novel66
      novel66 11 September 2020 11: 40 New
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      invasion of the air defense zone? Cho for a new term like that? have you violated the border? no .. sit on the priest exactly
      1. dzvero
        dzvero 12 September 2020 08: 03 New
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        invasion of the air defense zone?

        This is when it is already visible on the radar screen, but the sound is not yet heard smile
    2. antivirus
      antivirus 11 September 2020 12: 16 New
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      first Taiwan, next - Yapi ....................
      the soul rushed to paradise.
  4. tralflot1832
    tralflot1832 11 September 2020 12: 23 New
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    In general, China considers Taiwan its territory. There is no Taiwan even in the UN, and at the suggestion of the United States. China decided to moderate the ardor of the Taiwanese. Hong Kong lives there and nothing. True, it pushed a little, well, that's the point.
    1. Freemason Mason
      Freemason Mason 11 September 2020 14: 37 New
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      Quote: tralflot1832
      China considers

      China counts a lot. On the contrary, the Taiwanese consider themselves to be real Chinese, and those who live in the PRC as their temporarily lost compatriots.
      Quote: tralflot1832
      Hong Kong lives and nothing

      Yes, looking at Hong Kong, Taiwanese are just eager to be in its place)
      Quote: tralflot1832
      China decided to restrain the ardor of the Taiwanese

      The only thing that really threatens Taiwan now is economic dependence on China, but this is a double-edged sword, remember the story with Huawei and TSMC. And in military terms, China's moderation has not yet grown in order to seize Taiwan with the help of conventional weapons laughing
      1. tralflot1832
        tralflot1832 11 September 2020 15: 35 New
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        Now they will practice on the controversial islands, they will defend their right to them. Then Taiwan may think. What are these avics for, and especially the UDC. laughing
  5. 23424636
    23424636 11 September 2020 14: 13 New
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    in Taiwan (the island of Formosa) there are about 15 thousand Russians., who fled during the civil. These people who lived in Manchuria and other places in East Asia after its capture by China were sheltered by Chiang Kai Shi, as gratitude for the loyalty and kindness of his daughter-in-law, a Russian woman from Uralmash - Faina Vyakhreva, who at one time was the first lady of Taiwan. - Dzyan Fanliang. But the Smolensk Square doesn’t want to restore relations with Russian emigrants and give them a chance to return to their homeland.