Taiwanese military jets fly over Taipei during Taiwan’s Double Tenth celebration on October 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese military jets fly over Taipei during Taiwan’s Double Tenth celebration on October 10. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan officials increase rhetoric against Beijing following end of 20th party congress

  • Taipei’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party seeks to focus on security ahead of local elections in November
  • But such remarks fuel animosity and might trigger unintentional incidents that could undermine cross-strait peace, analysts say

Taiwanese military jets fly over Taipei during Taiwan’s Double Tenth celebration on October 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese military jets fly over Taipei during Taiwan’s Double Tenth celebration on October 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
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