President of Taiwan Tsei Ingwen (file photo)
The Chinese government Global Times has threatened to kill Taiwan’s President Tsei Ingwen (Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen). Global Times said that the Taiwanese leader is playing with fire after having dinner with an American officer.
- Last Updated:September 21, 2020, 8:52 PM IST
Global Times threatened that Taiwanese leaders were playing with fire by strengthening ties with the US. Global Times has given this threat at a time when Chinese fighter jets are continuously entering Taiwan airspace. On Saturday, for the third consecutive day, China sent 19 of its ships to Taiwan airspace. At the time of this provocation of China, US Deputy Foreign Minister Keith Krach was paying tribute to former President Li Teng Hui, who transformed Taiwan into a democratic system.
Voice: Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen, who pledged deeper ties with the US at a dinner for a visiting senior state department official, is clearly playing with fire. If any act of her provacation violates the Anti-Secession Law of China, a war will be set off and Tsai will be wiped out pic.twitter.com/hPZl42dVb1
– Global Times (@globaltimesnews) September 19, 2020
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On Friday, 18 fighter jets of China simultaneously infiltrated the Taiwanese border. This Chinese intruder fleet consisted of 12 J-16 fighter jets, 2 J-10 fighter jets, 2 J-11 fighter jets, 2 H-6 nuclear bombers and one Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft. Warnings were issued as soon as the Taiwanese radar detected this intrusion of the Chinese airforce. Taiwanese Air Force fighters also began a mission to chase down Chinese ships. At the same time, anti-aircraft guns and missiles were also activated.