Taiwanese Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says Beijing already has the ability to attack Taiwan on all fronts but needs to consider the costs of conflict. Photo: AFP Taiwanese Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says Beijing already has the ability to attack Taiwan on all fronts but needs to consider the costs of conflict. Photo: AFP
Taiwanese Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says Beijing already has the ability to attack Taiwan on all fronts but needs to consider the costs of conflict. Photo: AFP
Taiwan

Beijing ‘fully able’ to invade Taiwan by 2025, island’s defence minister says

  • Warning of conflict comes after PLA ramps up pressure on island with warplane sorties
  • ‘It is the toughest situation I have seen in more than 40 years of my military life,’ Chiu Kuo-cheng tells legislature

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwanese Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says Beijing already has the ability to attack Taiwan on all fronts but needs to consider the costs of conflict. Photo: AFP Taiwanese Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says Beijing already has the ability to attack Taiwan on all fronts but needs to consider the costs of conflict. Photo: AFP
Taiwanese Defence Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says Beijing already has the ability to attack Taiwan on all fronts but needs to consider the costs of conflict. Photo: AFP
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