China-Taiwan warships came face to face
Taiwan's Prime Minister Su Tseng-chang said that the Chinese army has not withdrawn from around the country. There is a danger of an attack. Taiwan does not want to escalate the dispute. It is defending its independence, democracy and sovereignty with restraint.
Several warships from China and Taiwan came face to face on Sunday morning in the Taiwan Strait. This made the situation extremely tense for a while. However, later the ships on both sides withdrew. The Chinese Army's Eastern Theater Command said, "As planned, the work of testing capability and coordination in simultaneous ground and air strike exercises has been completed."
Taiwan's Prime Minister Su Tseng-chang said that the Chinese army has not withdrawn from around the country. There is a danger of an attack. Taiwan does not want to escalate the dispute. It is defending its independence, democracy and sovereignty with restraint. Taiwan's Defense Ministry said that a total of 14 Chinese ships and 20 aircraft are present around the country.
America said – China is increasing the risk to peace and stability
White House spokesman Ned Price and US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said China's military activities around Taiwan are provocative and irresponsible attempts to change the status quo.
Americans were victims of provocation: China
On the sidelines of the ASEAN meeting, the US, Japan and Australia in Cambodia appealed to China to stop provocative acts around Taiwan, the Chinese Embassy in Australia said that China is in fact a victim of US political provocation.
Will capture before American intervention
According to the report of the Japanese newspaper Nikkei, China has made it clear from the maneuver that by the time the US gives a military response, it will have captured Taiwan. In four days, China strategically placed a complete blockade of Taiwan. It took seven days to reach America.