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The CIA announced the plans of China to prepare for the seizure of Taiwan by 2027

CIA: Xi Jinping instructs military to prepare for takeover of Taiwan by 2027 The Chinese military has been instructed to prepare for a scenario of taking over Taiwan by force by 2027, the CIA said. Beijing itself has not previously ruled out establishing military control over the island if “outside forces” cross the “red line”< img class="aligncenter" src="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/media/img/0/21/756633523590210.jpg" alt="CIA announces Chinese plans to prepare to seize Taiwan by 2027" /> Chinese leader Xi Jinping has instructed his military to prepare to establish military control over Taiwan by 2027. This was stated by Deputy Director of the CIA David Cohen, said on Twitter CNN correspondent Ana Cabrera. At the same time, American intelligence does not believe ...

Analysts talk about ‘dress rehearsal’ for Chinese invasion of Taiwan

The Biden administration has no clear plan of action to contain Beijing China's violations of the median line in the strait separating the mainland from the island of Taiwan indicate a rehearsal of the Taiwanese “beheading”, say the US analytics. Increasing Chinese aircraft incursions are changing the status quo in the Taiwan Strait and leaving the United States with few good options against Beijing. Photo :AP Chinese military aviation is stepping up pressure on Taiwan, making near-daily aircraft sightings midway in the waters between mainland China and the island, Politico reported. In the meantime, the White House is watching nervously as Beijing tests Washington's resolve to defend Taiwan. China has made it clear that it has no intention of curtailing its increasin...

Political scientist Kashin predicted the conflict between Taiwan and China “more dangerous than Ukrainian”

“Washington pays special attention to anti-ship missiles” The situation around Taiwan is heating up every day. After the provocation with the boats of the US Seventh Fleet, which defiantly proceeded through the Taiwan Strait, because of which Beijing put its troops on high alert, it became known about American plans to supply Taiwan with weapons worth more than $1.1 billion. The Politico newspaper writes about this, citing its own informed sources. Photo: AP The well-known Russian political scientist, expert on Asia and China, director of the Center commented on the situation with American arms supplies to Taiwan. Comprehensive European and International Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Candidate of Political Sciences Vasily Kashin. Washingt...

China sent eight ships and 23 aircraft to Taiwan

Taiwan recorded the approach of eight ships and 23 aircraft of the Chinese armed forces to its territory. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Ministry of Defense of Taiwan. 10 aircraft passed the “median line” Taiwan Strait. J-11, Su-30, J-10, J-16 fighter jets, Wz-10 attack helicopter and Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft were detected approaching. The Taiwanese military is monitoring the situation, issuing a radio warning and deploying missile complexes. It was previously reported that the armed forces of China were put on high alert. This is due to the passage of two US destroyers into the Taiwan Strait, which is a frequent source of military tension. The situation in the strait region escalated after the visit to the island of the Speaker of the United States H...

America prepares to support Taiwan against Chinese pressure

The topic of Washington-Taipei talks announced Amid rising tensions with China, the US and Taiwan are set to hold formal talks to strengthen trade ties. Washington and Taipei are expected to begin negotiations later this year to reach “economically significant” agreements. Photo: Global Look Press The United States and Taiwan have agreed to launch formal trade talks to not only signal Washington's support for Taipei, but also ensure the resilience of the supply chain in the face of growing hostility from China. The US Trade Representative announced that the two sides have “reached a consensus Negotiating Mandate” for the US-Taiwan Trade in the 21st Century Initiative, which was released in June. According to The Guardian, the agenda of the official talks cov...

Named the reason for the impossibility of full-scale Chinese sanctions against Taiwan

Taiwan Chip Restrictions and Military Action Unlikely Beijing's retaliatory measures against Taiwan following Nancy Pelosi's visit have caused worldwide alarm. The discussion of how much the island will suffer from Chinese sanctions puts China's dependence on Taiwan on the back burner. And it looks like China is afraid of hurting itself. Photo: Global Look Press China's military exercises around Taiwan after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit have sparked alarm in the region. However, Beijing's retaliation against Taipei has had little to no impact, mainly because China does not want to hurt itself. According to Bloomberg economists, the cost of trade subject to China's sanctions is tiny. amount (less than 1%) of Taiwan's GDP. Beijing could step up its ac...

Second US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan in a month

A few days after Pelosi's visit, which aggravated relations between the United States and China, five congressmen flew to the island. The delegation was led by Senator Ed Markey, who in 1979 voted for the adoption of the Taiwan Relations Act ” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/5/57/756604916999575.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/5/57/756604916999575.webp 1200w" type="image/webp" media="(-webkit-min-device...

China calls US delegation’s visit to Taiwan ‘dangerous move’

Beijing urges Washington to stop interfering in the country's internal affairs and adhere to the “one China” policy, Liu Xiaoming, special representative of the Chinese government for the Korean Peninsula, wrote on Twitter. This is how the diplomat commented on the next trip of US congressmen to Taiwan. As reported by Reuters, five members of Congress visited the island, who will stay there until August 15. “This is a very dangerous move, which is like playing with fire. And those who play with fire will die from it. We urge the countries concerned to adhere to the “One China” policy, properly handle issues related to Taiwan, and stop interfering in Beijing's internal affairs,— said Liu Xiaoming. Anyone who tries to prevent China's reunification wi...

Second delegation of US congressmen to visit Taiwan

< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/5/32/756604798701325.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" > Ed Markey The second delegation of US congressmen in a month will visit Taiwan. This was reported by the American Institute of Taiwan (the de facto US embassy in the country). The new delegation is led by Massachusetts Senator and Democratic Party member Ed Markey. The delegation also included four members of the House of Representatives. Among them, only one represents the Republican Party— Congresswoman Amata Coleman Reidwagen. “The delegation will meet with senior Taiwan leaders to discuss US-Taiwan relations, regional security, trade and...

Chinese army announces completion of tasks near Taiwan

The Chinese army announced the completion of tasks near Taiwan and the intention to conduct exercises in the future The combat readiness check of Chinese troops near Taiwan was successful, the military personnel will continue to monitor the development of the situation around the island and will continue the exercises, the PLA said. US and Taiwan accuse China of escalation “(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” > The tasks of military exercises in the sea and air space near Taiwan have been completed, the integration of forces and the combat effectiveness of the armed forces have been verified, Colonel Shi Yi, spokesman for the command of the Eastern Theater of Operations, said, according to the Guancha port...

The Pentagon said that the position of the United States on China and Taiwan has not changed

< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/0/49/756599891496490.webp 1200w" type="image/webp" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi) " > The United States adheres to the policy of one China and does not recognize the independence of Taiwan. Colin Kahl, Deputy Secretary of Defense for Political Affairs of the United States, spoke about this at a briefing. The broadcast was on the Pentagon's Twitter (the social network was blocked in Russia at the request of the prosecutor's office). “The United States adheres to the policy of one China, and our policy has not changed” it is support for the status quo,— Cal reported. China wants to change the current state of affairs, according to a Pentagon representative, Kahl answered a journalist's que...

Biden expresses concern about China’s maneuvers around Taiwan

< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/4/87/756599668049874.webp 1200w" type="image/webp" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi) " >webp” type=”image/webp”> Joe Biden U.S. President Joe Biden said he was not worried about Taiwan, but was concerned about China's actions in the region, Reuters reports. “I'm not worried [about Taiwan], but I'm worried about that they [the PRC forces] are conducting maneuvers as actively as they are now, — he said. Beijing began military naval and air firing exercises in the Taiwan Strait on August 4 in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. The PRC considers Taiwan its territory and considers the visit of the island by an American politician as a provocation that...

Taiwan announces resumption of flights and shipping

The Ministry of Transport of Taiwan announced the resumption of flights and shipping, limited due to China. Transit flights are also resumed. On August 4, China began firing exercises near Taiwan – this was a reaction to the visit to the island of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi 09/756598582723090.webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/320xH/media/img/0/09/756598582723090.jpg 320w” media=”(max-width: 320px)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/0/09/756598582723090.jpg 1200w" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi)" > Taiwan's water and air space can be used again as China's notifications of milita...

How the world reacted to Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Video

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan. China considers this island to be its part – he protested because of the visit and began military exercises. Who and how in the world reacted to the visit – in the RBC video Video in blocking conditions Источник rbc.ru

Trump thinks Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan is stupid and calls it ‘China’s dream’

Speaker of the lower house of the US Congress Nancy Pelosi, having traveled to Taiwan, gave China a pretext for all sorts of actions, including military exercises, Donald Trump believes, which should not have happened< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/6/87/756597756474876.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >webp” type=”image/webp”> Nancy Pelosi (second from left) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan was a fool's errand given tensions with China, which escalated tensions and provided an excuse for Beijing to take various actions, including conducting military exercises in the waters of the Taiwan Strait, former US President Donald Trump said in a speech at a rally in f...

Taiwan says at least 20 Chinese warplanes are approaching the island

< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/9/20/756597949133209.webp 1200w" type="image/webp" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi) " > Chinese military fighter J-11 At least 20 Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force aircraft entered the Taiwan Air Defense Identification Zone during the exercise. The Ministry of Defense announced this on its Twitter (the social network was blocked at the request of the prosecutor's office). As follows from the report, ten Su-30 fighters, four J-16 and J-11 each, as well as a Y-8 electronic reconnaissance aircraft and a Y-20 air tanker, entered the air defense coverage area. The Taiwanese military responded by issuing radio warnings and deploying anti-aircraft missiles. Chinese aircraft are flying as part of an ex...

Bloomberg learns about China tightening labeling rules for Taiwan

According to the agency, the rules for labeling Taiwanese imports banning the spelling “Republic of China” were first announced in 2015, but were not strictly enforced prior to Pelosi's visit.< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/0/74/756597412759740.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >< /p> Chinese authorities plan to tighten labeling rules for Taiwanese products in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Products labeled as “made in « Republic of China” (this is how Taiwan officially calls itself— RBC) will not be allowed into the mainland Chinese market, agency sources said. One in...

US postpones missile test due to tensions over Taiwan

US postpones testing of Minuteman III ICBMs due to tensions over Taiwan The Joe Biden administration has postponed testing of Minuteman III ICBMs to avoid escalating tensions with China over Taiwan, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Taiwan’s ambassador to Germany urges Bundestag delegation to visit island

According to the representative of Taiwan, the current situation represents “the greatest potential for military conflict since 1996”, so the PRC's travel bans for officials of any state should disappear< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/4/59/756595730593594.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Taiwan's representative in Germany, Xie Zhiwei, amid tensions between the authorities of mainland China and Taiwan, invited the delegation of the Bundestag (German parliament) to visit the island. He stated this in an interview with the German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel. “I propose that a delegation of the Bundestag headed by the speaker of parliament [Berbel Bass] go to Taiwan. This did not come from parliamentary factions, but from the Bundestag as...

Taiwan reports missile launch against ‘unidentified drone’

The drone was spotted by the Taiwanese military in the skies over the Kinmen archipelago, a few dozen kilometers from mainland China. Several special flares were fired at it< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/8/56/756595747294568.jpg 1200w" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi)" > The Taiwanese military fired several special flares towards the “unidentified aircraft” in the sky over the Kinmen archipelago. This was reported by Reuters, citing a statement by a representative of the Taiwan Ministry of Defense. According to him, an unidentified device, presumably a drone, was seen over Kinmen on the night of August 3. The military responded quickly and fired several special signal rockets at him. At the moment, the situation in the archipelago is calm...

“Real friend or curse”: world media – about Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

The visit of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan was followed by the whole world. How American, Chinese and other foreign media reacted to her trip – in the review of RBC type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/9/31/756595296112319.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Nancy Pelosi (left) The Washington Post, USA “For a successful foreign policy, high principles and competent and timely execution of decisions must come together. Nancy Pelosi's visit in solidarity with Taiwan demonstrated the former, but not the latter. China, which considers Taiwan its province, has already launched expected responses, including announcing ...

Media: the site of the office of the head of Taiwan administration was subjected to DDoS attacks

The official website of Taiwan's chief of staff's office was subjected to DDoS attacks from abroad amid a visit to the island by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Taiwanese administration spokesman Zhang Dunhan said. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Taiwanese media. It is noted that the number of attacks, starting from 17:15 (12:15 Moscow time), has become 200 times more than on ordinary days. According to Dunhan, the site has been restored. Recall that the plane carrying Pelosi landed in Taiwan's capital Taipei. the second of three levels of alert due to the start of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) exercises in the South China Sea. It was reported that the maneuvers began against the backdrop of Pelosi's visit. Rate the materia...

Chinese army begins exercises near Taiwan

The Chinese army has begun military exercises near Taiwan. Joint air and sea operations started in the sea and airspace to the southwest, north and southeast of the island, according to RIA Novosti. The Taiwanese Ministry of Defense condemned the Chinese exercises, saying that their purpose – “Psychologically intimidate the population.” “PRC is trying to threaten the main ports and cities of the island,” the Ministry of Defense said. The Taiwanese military is monitoring the situation, raising the level of readiness. p> It was previously reported that the Chinese armed forces will conduct joint sea and air exercises around Taiwan, including test launches of missiles with a conventional warhead. The situation around the island has escalated due to the visit o...

Medvedev composed an “existential fairy tale” after Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

The fairy tale features an old man, an old woman and a goldfish. Although Medvedev does not specify who the heroes of his work are, one can see parallels with the situation of the visit to Taiwan of the speaker of the US House of Representatives< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/6/71/756594644612716.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > Nancy Pelosi Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, after the arrival in Taiwan of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, published in his Telegram channel “An Existential Tale of an Old Man, an Old Woman and a Fish”. In brackets, he indicated that it was “not Pushkin.” Medvedev wrote that the action of the tale takes place in a “big and rich kingdo...

Chinese Foreign Ministry protests Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

The Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned the US ambassador and protested because of Pelosi's visit to Taiwan Beijing believes that Pelosi's visit to Taiwan is a provocation and a violation of the “one China” principle. The White House said earlier that the trip does not indicate any change in Washington policy 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/590xH/media/img/3/11/756594676056113.webp 590w" type="image/webp" > The Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns and strongly protested the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan. This is reported by Huanqiu Shibao with reference to the country's Central Telev...

China began exercises around Taiwan. Video

China Central Television released footage of the beginning of the exercises of the Chinese army, air force and navy around Taiwan. They started after the visit of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the US Congress Nancy Pelosi to the island /88/756594691566888.png” alt=”China began exercises around Taiwan. Video” /> Video Tags Subscribe to RuTube RBC Live broadcasts, videos and recordings of programs on our RuTube channel Источник rbc.ru

China suspends sand exports to Taiwan after Pelosi visit

Since August 3, the Chinese authorities have suspended the supply of sand to Taiwan and the import of citrus fruits China, against the backdrop of Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, has temporarily banned the supply of natural sand to the island and the import of citrus fruits and some fish products from there< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/9/96/756594895483969.jpg 1200w" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi)" > China has suspended exports of natural sand to Taiwan since August 3, according to the country's Ministry of Commerce. The measure was introduced “in accordance with existing laws and regulations.” Sand is used to make glass, in the production of concrete, in the construction of roads and infrastructure. However, Beijing temporaril...

Pelosi visits Taiwan’s parliament

Pelosi proposes expanding inter-parliamentary dialogue between the US and Taiwan Nancy Pelosi expressed hope for expanding political and economic cooperation with Taipei and called Taiwan “one of the freest societies in the world” resized/673xH/media/img/3/69/756594922430693.webp 673w” type=”image/webp” media=”(max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/3/69/756594922430693.webp 1200w" type="image/webp" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi) " >webp” type=”image/webp”> Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, who arrived in Taiwan on the evening of August 2, visited the parliament of the partially recognized state, Reuters reports citing local...

China suspends sand supplies to Taiwan from August 3

Photo: Global Look Press The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China has announced that it has stopped supplying natural sand to Taiwan, according to an official statement on the website departments. “According to relevant regulations, a decision has been made to temporarily stop the export of natural sand to Taiwan. The corresponding measure comes into force on August 3,” the text of the document says. Источник www.mk.ru