Taiwan’s F-16V fighter jet fires flare during a drill in Taichung. File photo: EPA-EFE Taiwan’s F-16V fighter jet fires flare during a drill in Taichung. File photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan’s F-16V fighter jet fires flare during a drill in Taichung. File photo: EPA-EFE
Japan

Japan minister says necessary to ‘wake up’ to Beijing’s pressure and protect Taiwan

  • Deputy defence minister Yasuhide Nakayama questioned whether the decision of many countries to follow a ‘one-China’ policy would stand the test of time
  • He also said that if something happened in Taiwan it would affect Japan’s Okinawa prefecture, where US forces are based

Topic |   Japan
Taiwan’s F-16V fighter jet fires flare during a drill in Taichung. File photo: EPA-EFE Taiwan’s F-16V fighter jet fires flare during a drill in Taichung. File photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan’s F-16V fighter jet fires flare during a drill in Taichung. File photo: EPA-EFE
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