China-Taiwan tensions Highlights: Chinese and Taiwanese navy boats remain close to the center line of the strait
Highlights of the tensions between China and Taiwan: About 10 Chinese and Taiwanese navy boats continued to hover near the center line of the Taiwan Strait on Sunday morning, a source said. Reuters. Chinese boats have repeatedly “thrusted” into the unofficial buffer zone, while the Taiwanese navy has remained nearby to monitor movements.
Meanwhile, the White House said China’s actions in and around the Taiwan Strait were provocative and irresponsible after Taiwanese officials said Chinese warplanes and warships repeated an attack on the island. . “These activities represent a significant escalation in China’s efforts to change the status quo. They are provocative, irresponsible and increase the risk of miscalculation,” a White House spokesperson said.
Amid Chinese military exercises in the Taiwan Strait, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Saturday that even though Visit to Taipei by Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi was peaceful, Beijing launched 11 ballistic missiles. Blinken’s comment follows reports that Chinese warplanes and warships trained on Saturday for an attack on Taiwan. As it concerns India is concerned, the impact will probably be minimal, according to Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das. The governor said Taiwan accounts for only 0.7% of India’s overall trade and capital flows from the island are also not very high.