On Thursday, China hardened its tone against Taiwan. Following the recent increase in military operations near the island, it is warned that “independence means war”. It also reported that their armed forces are taking steps to react to aggression and foreign intervention.
Multiple Chinese fighter jets were reported by the people, declared by China as its own territory. It also protested about the bombers breaching the southwestern air defence identification zone and over the weekend, causing America to worry.
Claims By China Over Taiwan:
China claims the democratically-elected government of Taiwan is pushing the island towards a resolution of formal independence. In addition, President Tsai Ing-wen has frequently claimed that it is already an independent country. According to them, it is called the Republic of China which is its formal name.
Asked about the current behavior of the air forces at a monthly news conference, the comments of Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian were extremely critical and worrying for the country. “ Taiwan was an inseparable part of China,” he said.
“The military activities carried out by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in the Taiwan Strait are necessary actions to address the current security situation in the Taiwan Strait and to safeguard national sovereignty and security”. He further said.
“They are a solemn response to external interference and provocations by ‘Taiwan independence’ forces”. he additionally said.
The Chinese incursions combined with the entry into the disputed South China Sea of a U.S. carrier battle group to support ‘freedom of the seas’. Wu spoke about the situation and argued that only a “handful” of citizens of the country wanted the freedom of the island.
“We warn those ‘Independence’ elements: those who play with fire will burn themselves. And mind that ‘Taiwan independence’ means war”. He added. His words are an intensive warning for the citizens of the area and it is getting very serious.
The country from the very start is suffering from the various attacks and broken systems. In addition, China’s interference along with America is causing more pain to the country.
It is very important to see the response of the citizens on this warning. The response and actions of Taiwan can totally change the situation and change the predictive history.