TAIWAN fighter jets were muddled as 20 Chinese fighter jets and 14 warships descended on the island amid fears of an invasion.
China has deployed a vast array of military equipment to effectively blockade Taiwan during a series of war games.
A Chinese military plane flies over Pingtan Island, one of mainland China’s closest points to Taiwan[/caption]
Beijing was furious after senior US politician Nancy Pelosi – third in line to the presidency – visited the autonomous island earlier this week in what Beijing regards as a “provocation”.
Xi Jinping’s regime views any deal between Washington and Taipei as US endorsement of Taiwan’s independence.
But an increasingly belligerent China claims the island is theirs – and has vowed to retake Taiwan by 2050.
Warships, warplanes and missiles have surrounded the island for the massive Chinese military drills.
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https://www.the-sun.com/news/5943706/taiwan-fighter-jets-china-invasion/ Taiwan deploys warplanes while 20 Chinese warplanes and 14 warships conduct “attack drills” on the island amid WW3 fears