Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a ‘severe threat’


Taipei, Dec 27: Taiwan’s Defence Ministry has called frequent Chinese military drills close to the island an “enormous threat” to its security, in an annual report.
The Taiwanese Army said this week that China had carried out at least 20 drills with warplanes around Taiwan and Japan, 10 of which were after the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China in October.
Taiwan’s Defence Minister Feng Shih-kuan said in the report that the growing frequency of the exercises created an enormous threat to security in the Taiwan Strait, Efe news reported.