Taiwan announces incursion of more than 20 Chinese military planes during Pelosi's visit

Taiwan announced the incursion of more than 20 Chinese military aircraft into its air defense zone on Tuesday, as Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi began a controversial visit to the island over which Beijing claims sovereignty.

“21 Chinese military aircraft (…) entered the ADIZ (Air Defense Identification Zone, wider than airspace) in southwestern Taiwan on August 2, 2022,” it said in a statement. communicated on Twitter the Taiwanese Ministry of Defense.

According to the ministry, China is targeting “the psychological intimidation of citizens”.

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