Taiwan defence ministry says 68 Chinese planes, 13 warships crossed median line Friday

AFP , Friday 5 Aug 2022

Taipei's military said 68 Chinese fighter jets and 13 warships crossed the "median line" that runs down the Taiwan Strait during Friday's military drills by Beijing's forces.

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A military fighter jet flies above the Taiwan Strait as seen from the 68-nautical-mile scenic spot, the closest point in mainland China to the island of Taiwan, in Pingtan in southeastern China s Fujian Province, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. AP

 

"(We) condemn the communist military for deliberately crossing the median line of the strait and harassing the sea and air around Taiwan," the defence ministry said in its latest statement

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