China’s defence chief on Wed reiterated Beijing’s position that Taiwan belongs to the dry land.

Addressing his counterparts from Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said: “Taiwan is China’s Taiwan, and also the Taiwan issue is China’s internal affair.”

Lauding support from a hundred and seventy nations over Taiwan, the minister aforementioned China “strongly opposed, severely condemned, and decisively countered” the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker city Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan early this month.

China considers Taiwan as its “breakaway province” whereas Taipei insists on its independence since 1949.

“China’s position has been wide understood and supported by over a hundred and seventy countries and international organisations within the world, that China appreciates,” an announcement by China’s Defence Ministry quoted Wei.

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The SCO command its nineteenth defence ministers’ meet in capital of UzbekAsian nation on Wed.

Wei self-addressed the summit just about.

He aforementioned the worldwide security initiative projected by President Xi Jinping “provides an accurate answer for addressing international security challenges.”

“China is willing to figure with different countries to conjointly safeguard international fairness and justice and world peace and tranquillity,” Wei said.

The Chinese defence minister lauded the SCO, oral communication it’s “become a model of harmonious being and win-win cooperation among countries with totally different civilisations and systems, and has kicked off a successful path for a replacement form of regional organisation.”

“The defence departments and militaries of the member states ought to establish the thought of a security community, lay a solid foundation for cooperation, improve the operational system, enrich the connotation of cooperation, endlessly deepen the SCO defence and security cooperation, and work along to create a solid barrier to safeguard common security and universal security,” he added.

Meanwhile, Taiwan’s Defence Ministry aforementioned on Wed that four Chinese armed service vessels and thirteen craft enclosed the self-ruled island whereas 2 of the Chinese craft crossed the median line and air defence identification zone across the Taiwan Strait.



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