8 months Taiwan jets show fighting capabilities Manilatimes |World
CHANGHUA, Taiwan: Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets can land, refuel and rearm on the island’s highways Tuesday as part of its largest annual exercise simulating defence against a Chinese invasion. The self-ruled island has long lived under the threat of invasion by Beijing, which views Taiwan as part of its territory and has vowed to take it back by force if necessary. Chinese military and diplomatic pressure has been significantly ramped up since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ing-wen, whose government refuses to acknowledge that the self-ruled island is part of “one China.”Advertisements
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