Taiwan slams China, claims 18 Chinese aircraft violated territory

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The first significant military action following the election took place on Wednesday night, according to Taiwan’s defense ministry, when it discovered 18 Chinese air force aircraft flying above the country and conducting “joint combat readiness patrols” alongside Chinese warships. China, which considers Taiwan to be its own territory, has been routinely deploying warships and warplanes into the skies and seas surrounding the island during the past four years. in an effort to bolster claims to sovereignty that the Taipei government denies. Taiwan chose Lai Ching-te, the nominee of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), to be its next president on...