The Chinese Ministry of Defense announced that the army is conducting military exercises and patrols around Taiwan in response to “collusion” between Taipei and Washington.
“The military region of the Chinese Army Military Command organized joint military exercises and patrols around Taiwan involving its various forces, which should represent a resolute rejection and deterrence of collusion between the United States,” ministry spokesman Wu Qian said in a statement released on the ministry’s page. in WeChat. and Taiwan.
He added that the Chinese army continues to improve its military capabilities to protect China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and resolutely fight all forms of Taiwanese separatism and any outside interference.
Wu Qian added that the US actions seriously violate the “One China” principle and the three propositions of the US-China statements, explaining: “They violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China and give the separatist forces wrong signals calling for Taiwan independence” and show the true face of the United States as a destroyer of peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.
A US congressional delegation led by Senator Ed Markin arrived in Taiwan on Sunday. International media reported that the delegation members will hold meetings with senior Taiwanese officials to discuss the relationship between the United States and the island, regional security, trade and investment, global import cycles, climate change and so on.
Source: RIA Novosti