[Taipei 26th Reuters]–After five US members of the House of Representatives visited Taiwan on the 25th, Chinese troops announced on the 26th that they had conducted a patrol for “battle preparation” around the Taiwan Strait.
“Relevant actions are needed to respond to the current situation in the Straits of Taiwan. Taiwan is part of China’s territory, and it is our military’s sacred mission to protect national sovereignty and territory.” However, details have not been disclosed.
The Ministry of National Defense of Taiwan announced on the same day that eight Chinese military fighters, including two H6 bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, flew in Taiwan’s air defense identification zone.
Mark Takano, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives who visited Taiwan, met with President Tsai Ing-wen on the 26th, praising Taiwan as a “power for good” in the world, and under President Tsai He said the Taiwanese relationship was the most productive in decades.