Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits navy officers during her trip to Penghu, Taiwan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits navy officers during her trip to Penghu, Taiwan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan won’t provoke Beijing, but ‘countermeasures’ possible

  • The island’s leader tells troops that Taipei ‘will exercise self-restraint, but it does not mean that we will not counter’
  • Tsai says she has ordered Taiwan’s defence ministry to take ‘necessary and strong’ steps to defend the island’s airspace

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits navy officers during her trip to Penghu, Taiwan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) visits navy officers during her trip to Penghu, Taiwan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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