Taiwanese fighters on Tuesday discharged flares at three unidentified drones that flew close to Kinmen County, a seaward gathering of islands, prior to shooting advance notice shots at one drone which returned the region over one of the islands, as indicated by the Kinmen Defense Command. Every one of the three drones later flew back toward the Chinese central area, as per the Defense Command. Kinmen County is represented by oneself decision island of Taiwan, which Beijing sees as its domain in spite of never having controlled it.
It was not clear who was flying the unidentified drones.
On Tuesday, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said during a troop examination that she had requested the island’s Defense Ministry to take “important and intense countermeasures as proper” against what she called Chinese hazy situation fighting strategies, including “drone disturbances.” “We won’t give China the appearance to make struggle. We won’t incite debates and we will be limited, yet that doesn’t mean we won’t check,” Tsai said.
The Chinese government has not yet remarked on the episode. In any case, a representative for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs was gotten some information about past reports of private drones flying nearby and answered: “I have seen the recordings as well. Chinese drones flying over China’s domain – – what’s there to be astounded at?” Kinmen County is comprised of a few islands and islets between the central area waterfront Chinese city of Xiamen and Taiwan’s principal island.