Taiwan has said it will defend itself if attacked but does not want to start a war. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan has said it will defend itself if attacked but does not want to start a war. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Taiwan security chief says odds of war with mainland China next year are ‘very low’

  • Chen Ming-tong, director general of National Security Bureau, says chance of conflict is small barring any ‘contingent events’
  • Beijing has stepped up the pressure on the island recently, with mass sorties into air defence zone

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Taiwan has said it will defend itself if attacked but does not want to start a war. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan has said it will defend itself if attacked but does not want to start a war. Photo: EPA-EFE
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