Indigenous Defence Fighter aircraft fly in formation during the inauguration ceremony of a maintenance centre for F-16 fighter jets Taiwan on August 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters Indigenous Defence Fighter aircraft fly in formation during the inauguration ceremony of a maintenance centre for F-16 fighter jets Taiwan on August 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Indigenous Defence Fighter aircraft fly in formation during the inauguration ceremony of a maintenance centre for F-16 fighter jets Taiwan on August 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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China-US tensions: Taiwan’s new F-16 service centre is ‘a sign of more open security ties’

  • Links between the US and the island used to be hush-hush but collaboration on jet maintenance facility points to Washington’s desire to normalise military ties with Taipei, observers say
  • Beijing sees Taiwan as the most important and sensitive issue in Sino-US relations, says analyst

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Indigenous Defence Fighter aircraft fly in formation during the inauguration ceremony of a maintenance centre for F-16 fighter jets Taiwan on August 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters Indigenous Defence Fighter aircraft fly in formation during the inauguration ceremony of a maintenance centre for F-16 fighter jets Taiwan on August 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Indigenous Defence Fighter aircraft fly in formation during the inauguration ceremony of a maintenance centre for F-16 fighter jets Taiwan on August 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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