Taiwan-China, never-ending crisis: Beijing’s spy balloons fly over the island

Tensions remain high in the Taiwan Strait ten days before elections on the island. The Ministry of Defense in Taipei reports, for the second day in a row, that it detected the presence of four Chinese hot air balloons that crossed the so-called “median line” of the Taiwan Strait, which Beijing does not recognize. Three of the four ‘intercepted’ balloons flew yesterday over the de facto independent island, for which Chinese leader Xi Jinping wants ‘reunification’. “Four hot air balloons from the People’s Republic of China were detected yesterday after crossing the midline of the Taiwan Strait southwest of Ching Chuan Kang, where an air base is located, and northwest of Keelung, heading northeast.” , reads the full note.

Source: IL Tempo