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UPDATE 8:07 AM PT – Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Taiwan’s defense minister said his country alone would successfully repel any invasion by mainland China. While speaking to reporters on Monday, Taiwan’s top defense official said Beijing wants to “slowly exhaust” the island nation, but it won’t succeed.
Taiwan’s defense minister then stressed that Taiwan’s defense forces have effective countermeasures to prevent and defeat China’s annexation plans. His remarks came after 27 Chinese fighter jets violated Taiwan’s Air Defense Zone on Sunday.
Separately, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said that all freedom-loving countries must side with Taiwan.
“Taiwan is willing to share its experience in combating misinformation with European friends and fight together with them to uphold the shared values that ensure our democratic and free way of life. ,” she said.
Taiwanese officials have recently moved to improve defense ties with the EU and Japan amid doubts about the Biden administration’s ability to stand up to the Chinese Communist Party.
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