US Concerned By China’s ‘Provocative’ Military Activity Near Taiwan

The US reaffirmed its commitment to assist Taiwan. (Representational)

Washington, United States:

The United States is concerned by China’s military activity near Taiwan, which it called “provocative” and “destabilizing,” the White House said on Monday.

“We will continue to assist Taiwan in maintaining a sufficient self-defense capability in line with our long-standing commitments and consistent with our one China policy,” the White House National Security Council said in a statement.

Seventy-one Chinese air force aircraft including fighter jets and drones entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone in the past 24 hours, the island’s government said on Monday, the largest reported incursion to date.

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