Bright Times News: On Saturday, Taiwan claimed that the Chinese military had imitated an attack on its main island. Beijing had already said it would suspend cooperation with the US on important areas in retribution for Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei.
The United Nations has called for an immediate de-escalation of tensions due to the worsening of relations between the two nations following Pelosi’s visit to China’s autonomous neigh neighbor it claims as its territory.
And on Friday, the environment became the newest casualty of geopolitical upheaval when Beijing announced it will no longer participate in several negotiations and agreements with Washington, including those related to climate change and defence cooperation.
The two greatest polluters in the world made a commitment that now looks unworkable: they would cooperate this decade to speed up climate action and meet frequently to address the catastrophe.
According to analysts, Beijing continued some of its largest military drills in the vicinity of Taiwan on Saturday, drills that are intended to blockade and eventually invade the island.
In the Taiwan Strait, Taipei reported seeing “several” Chinese ships and aircraft, fearing they were imitating an attack on the nation’s main island.
According to a statement from its defence ministry, “several batches of communist aircraft and ships performing actions around the Taiwan Strait, some of which breached the midline,” referring to a demarcation line that runs along the Taiwan Strait but that Beijing does not recognizing’s military published a video of an Air Force pilot overnight recording the island’s coast and mountains from his cockpit to demonstrate how near China’s forces are approaching Taiwan’s coastlines.
Beijing also announced that it would hold live-fire drills in the southern Yellow Sea, which is situated between China and the Korean peninsula, from Saturday through August 15.
China’s state broadcaster, CCTV, has reported that Chinese missiles flew directly over Taiwan during the exercise – a huge increase if confirmed.
Taipei is adamant that it will not fear its “evil neighbor Punishment for the whole world’