Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
China – “Artillery Launched from Pingtan Island, Fujian, less than 80 taiwan miles. A small show of force in the massive military offensive China launched today that has Taiwan surrounded by warships, tracking fighter jets and monitoring missile launches,” wrote journalist Debi Edward, Asia correspondent for ITV News. Con base en Beijing.
China fired several ballistic missiles on Thursday and deployed planes and warships around Taiwan, on the first day of its most important military maneuvers in decades against the island to protest the visit of the president of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi.
This is part of their military exercises, assured the Taiwanese Ministry of Defense, who condemned the Chinese action which he described as “irrational actions that undermine regional peace”.
En Pingtan, a Chinese island located near the area of the maneuvers, journalists saw several unidentified projectiles rise into the sky, followed by a trail of white smoke.
In this area, closest to taiwan, Reporters also saw five military helicopters flying low near a tourist spot.. Chinese military exercises are due to conclude on Sunday.