2 February, 2023

china announces “selective military operations” in response to Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (EPL) is on high alert and will launch a series of selective military operations to counter this situation

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

China – The Chinese People's Liberation Army (EPL) is on high alert and will launch a series of selective military operations to counter this situation, This after the response to the visit of the president of the US House of Representatives., Nancy Pelosi, to Taiwan, Beijing announced on Tuesday that it will carry out a series of “selective military operations”, informa Xinhua.

“The Chinese People's Liberation Army (EPL) is on high alert and will launch a series of selective military operations to counter this situation, resolutely uphold national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and resolutely thwart interference by outside forces and separatist attempts at 'Taiwan independence'”, Defense Ministry spokesman said in a statement, Wu Qian.

Likewise, noted that Pelosi's visit “seriously violated the one-China principle” Y “severely eroded the political foundations” relations between Beijing and Washington, adding that this act “has further intensified tensions in the Taiwan Strait”.

On the other hand, the EPL announced that it will “important exercises” with live fire in six sea zones around Taiwan and their respective airspaces. The drills will last from 4 al 7 of August.

In parallel, the spokesman for the PLA Eastern Theater Command, Shi Yi, reported that said branch would carry out “a series of military operations” near Taiwan as of Tuesday night.