On Sunday, the United States attacked China for its provocative and destabilizing military activity near Taiwan. Their Chinese fighter jets and bombers made their biggest attack into Taiwan’s air defense zone a day after.
In a statement, State Department spokesman Ned Price said that The United States is very worried about the provocative military activity of the China People’s Republic near Taiwan. It is unstable, poses risks of miscalculation, and undermines peace and stability in the region.
He also added that they urged Beijing to cease military, diplomatic and economic pressure and coercion on Taiwan.
On the occasion of China’s National Day, Beijing’s show of force began on Friday, with a record incursion of 38 military aircraft, including a nuclear-capable H-6 bomber.
On Saturday, Taiwan accused a record new invasion of 39 planes and denounced Beijing of intimidation and damaging regional peace.
Prime Minister Su Tseng-chang told reporters that the international community increasingly rejects these behaviors of China. It is evident that the world.
A democracy of 23 million people, Taiwan where lives under the constant threat of foray from China, considers the island a perverse territory.
Beijing has raised pressure on Taipei since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ing-wen, who always says that she sees the island as independent and not within China.
Chinese fighter jets crosses the Taiwan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) almost every day, Under President Xi Jinping.
The ADIZ is not the same as the airspace of Taiwan; however, it includes a larger area with part of the mainland. China’s air defense identification zone and although part of its territory. Xi has said that Taiwan must become part of the mainland.
Also, the United States of military leaders have begun to realize their fears that China will decide to invade.
The increasing number of Western countries join the United States in Freedom to navigate. And they are protecting Taiwan on a bipartisan issue in Washington. Beijing’s claims on the South China Sea and the Straits from Taiwan Exercises to counter.
Price reaffirmed that the United States would continue to help Taiwan maintain sufficient self-defense capabilities.
He also added that The United States’ commitment to Taiwan is more substantial and contributes to maintaining peace and stability in the Formosa Strait and the entire region.