On Tuesday, Taiwan’s defence ministry said three civilian drones flew over three different locations in the airspace above Taiwan’s Quemoy archipelago. Photo: AFP
On Tuesday, Taiwan’s defence ministry said three civilian drones flew over three different locations in the airspace above Taiwan’s Quemoy archipelago. Photo: AFP
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Risk of a military clash rises in Taiwan Strait after island fires at mainland Chinese drone, experts say

  • Taiwan’s defence ministry says it will exercise the right to self-defence and counter-attack if mainland drones do not leave its territory when warned
  • Beijing will employ a ‘stronger response’ if Taiwan continues to fire shots, former PLA equipment specialist says

On Tuesday, Taiwan’s defence ministry said three civilian drones flew over three different locations in the airspace above Taiwan’s Quemoy archipelago. Photo: AFP
On Tuesday, Taiwan’s defence ministry said three civilian drones flew over three different locations in the airspace above Taiwan’s Quemoy archipelago. Photo: AFP
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