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27 Chinese Warplanes Enter Taiwan's Air Defence Zone, Claims Taipei

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Last Updated: August 03, 2022, 19:42 IST

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Chinese flag. (File photo: Reuters)

Chinese flag. (File photo: Reuters)

"27 PLA aircraft... entered the surrounding area of (Republic of China) on August 3, 2022," the defence ministry said in a tweet

Twenty-seven Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence zone on Wednesday, Taipei said, as US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made her controversial visit to the self-ruled island that Beijing considers its territory.

“27 PLA aircraft… entered the surrounding area of (Republic of China) on August 3, 2022,” the defence ministry said in a tweet.

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first published:August 03, 2022, 19:42 IST
last updated:August 03, 2022, 19:42 IST