Chinese military slams US P-8A aircraft's transit of Taiwan Strait

China Military Online
Li Jiayao
2023-12-06 18:06:44

BEIJING, Dec. 6 -- A US P-8A anti-submarine patrol aircraft flew through the Taiwan Strait on December 6 and hyped it publicly. Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the Chinese PLA Eastern Theater Command, slammed this provocative move in a written statement released on Wednesday.

The spokesperson said that the Chinese PLA Eastern Theater Command had organized warplanes to follow and monitor the trespassing US aircraft according to law and regulations. The troops of the PLA Eastern Theater Command will remain on high alert at all times to resolutely safeguard China's sovereignty and security as well as regional peace and stability, stressed the spokesperson.

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