China sent record number of military aircraft to Taiwan

Taiwan Ministry of Defense reported that 47 Chinese aircraft between 6 a.m. on December 25 and 6 a.m. on December 26 crossed the middle part of the Taiwan Strait – an unofficial border between the parties, foreign media write.

The Chinese squadron contained 18 J-16 fighters, 11 J-1 fighters, 6 Su-30 fighters and drones.

China continues its military activity near the island. Taiwan monitors movements through ground missile systems and ships.

Reuters source said that during the exercises, China directed military aircraft from several places around the country to simulate an attack on Taiwan and US warships.

President Taiwan Tsay Infinen will convene a high -level national security meeting on December 27 in the morning to discuss the strengthening of the civil defense of the island. After that, a press conference should be held at which they will announce new measures of defense.

“The more we prepare, the less likely to be rash attempts at aggression. The more we are united, the stronger and safer Taiwan will become,” Tsai Inven said.