US Representative Mark Takano, left, is greeted by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan on November 26. Five American lawmakers met with her in a visit intended to reaffirm US support for the self-ruled island. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office via AP
US Representative Mark Takano, left, is greeted by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan on November 26. Five American lawmakers met with her in a visit intended to reaffirm US support for the self-ruled island. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office via AP
Taiwan

China conducts naval, air force drills near Taiwan Strait after US lawmakers’ visit

  • Army is on ‘high alert’, says ‘this is a necessary measure in response to the current situation in the Taiwan Strait’
  • American lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Thursday offering support for the island’s authorities, who Beijing accuses of seeking independence

Topic |   Taiwan
US Representative Mark Takano, left, is greeted by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan on November 26. Five American lawmakers met with her in a visit intended to reaffirm US support for the self-ruled island. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office via AP
US Representative Mark Takano, left, is greeted by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan on November 26. Five American lawmakers met with her in a visit intended to reaffirm US support for the self-ruled island. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office via AP
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