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US Senator Markey heads a delegation to Taiwan

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Immediately in the sea and airspace around Taiwan, the organization of a multi-military and arms joint combat readiness police patrol. In the face of the “cross-strait new normal” that the Communist Party of China attempts to create, experts said that the United States’ continued delegation visits to Taiwan are intended to test the Communist Party of China and deduce the possible evolution of regional situation in the future.

Ed Markey, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Asia Pacific Subcommittee, led a bipartisan congressional delegation to Taiwan on August 14, The other four members of the group were Representatives John Garamendi and Alan Lowenthal, Democrats of California; Don Beyer, Democrats of Virginia; And Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen of American Samoa, a Republican.

Photos released by the Chinese military’s Eastern Theater Command show a Chinese pilot taking part in a naval and air exercise near Taiwan. (August 9, 2022)
Photos released by the Chinese military’s Eastern Theater Command show a Chinese pilot taking part in a naval and air exercise near Taiwan. (August 9, 2022)
In response to the visit, China’s Defense Ministry announced in a statement on Monday that the People’s Liberation Army has launched a new round of military exercises around Taiwan.

Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said yesterday, U.S. Senator Mike Markey and others visited Taiwan. It has sent the wrong signal to the ‘Taiwan independence’ separatist forces and fully exposed the true face of the US as a spoiler and destroyer of peace and stability in the Taiwan Straits.”

He went on to declare: “The PLA Eastern Theater Command’s organization of multi-service and arms joint combat readiness police patrol and actual combat exercises in the seas and airspace around Taiwan Island is a resolute response to and solemn deterrence against the provocations by the US and Taiwan… The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) continues to train and prepare for war, resolutely safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and resolutely crush any form of secessionist attempts for ‘Taiwan independence’ and external interference.”

** The Ministry of Defense announced that as of 17:00 on August 15, the Taiwan military had detected 30 military aircraft of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), 15 of which crossed the middle line of the Strait, and 5 Chinese warships continued to move around the Taiwan Strait.

The Chinese Communist Party’s reaction to the American delegation’s visit to Taiwan has grown increasingly fierce. To this, the former Taiwan, deputy secretary-general of the national security will Christine gray said in an interview with voa, us-taiwan recently frequent interaction, whether U.S. lawmakers to visit Taiwan, the United States announced the arms sales to Taiwan, although Beijing protest, but still not too big, it was not until early August speaker pelosi visited Taiwan rise to “ring blockade” exercise intensity, They use this as an excuse to create a “new normal” and change the status quo across the Taiwan Straits. Yang said the congressional delegation led by Senator Markey was deliberately arranged by Washington to counter the “new status quo” in the Taiwan Strait created by the Chinese Communist Party.

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