PLA warplanes have entered Taiwan’s air defence zone in recent months, and Beijing may be considering an ADIZ near the self-ruled island, according to an observer. Photo: EPA-EFE/Taiwanese defence ministry PLA warplanes have entered Taiwan’s air defence zone in recent months, and Beijing may be considering an ADIZ near the self-ruled island, according to an observer. Photo: EPA-EFE/Taiwanese defence ministry
PLA warplanes have entered Taiwan’s air defence zone in recent months, and Beijing may be considering an ADIZ near the self-ruled island, according to an observer. Photo: EPA-EFE/Taiwanese defence ministry
South China Sea

South China Sea: Beijing ‘doesn’t want to upset neighbours’ with air defence identification zone

  • Think tank commentary says perception that ADIZ will be declared is ‘misinterpretation’
  • Situation is ‘complicated’ and China doesn’t see the need to make such a controversial move, according to analysts

Topic |   South China Sea
PLA warplanes have entered Taiwan’s air defence zone in recent months, and Beijing may be considering an ADIZ near the self-ruled island, according to an observer. Photo: EPA-EFE/Taiwanese defence ministry PLA warplanes have entered Taiwan’s air defence zone in recent months, and Beijing may be considering an ADIZ near the self-ruled island, according to an observer. Photo: EPA-EFE/Taiwanese defence ministry
PLA warplanes have entered Taiwan’s air defence zone in recent months, and Beijing may be considering an ADIZ near the self-ruled island, according to an observer. Photo: EPA-EFE/Taiwanese defence ministry

Corrected [11:21am, 26 Nov, 2020]

  • [11:21am, 26 Nov, 2020]

    This article has been updated to reflect the official translation of the commentary by Chang Ching

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