China Sends A Record 28 Military Planes Into Airspace Controlled By Taiwan


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The Taiwanese military released this photo of a Chinese fighter jet flying in an undisclosed location. China sent a record 28 warplanes toward Taiwan in the latest such event. Taiwan Ministry of Defense via AP Originally published on June 15, 2021 9:48 pm China has flown 28 warplanes into Taiwan-controlled airspace, the biggest sortie of its kind since the Taiwanese government began publishing information about the frequent incursions last year. The flights are widely seen as part of an effort by Beijing to dial up pressure on Taiwan, a self-governed democracy of about 24 million people off the Chinese coast...