Taipei: Responding to China's threats, Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said Wednesday that the island would defend itself "until the last day" if China attacked. Joseph Wu said China's efforts to reconcile with military intimidation are causing "mixed signs" to island residents. China claims that Taiwan is its territory. Wu said 10 Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan's airspace on Monday and have deployed an aircraft carrier group to practice near Taiwan.
Wu told reporters, "We are ready to defend ourselves without question. If we need to fight a war, we will fight a war, and if we have to defend ourselves by the last day, we will defend ourselves." China does not recognize Taiwan's democratically elected government, and Chinese leader Xi Chinfing has said the "unification" of the two cannot be deferred indefinitely. Wu said in a ministry briefing, "They On one hand, they want to attract the Taiwanese people by sending their condolences, but at the same time they are also sending their military aircraft and military ships close to Taiwan to intimidate the people of Taiwan. "
Wu said, "China is sending mixed signals to the Taiwanese people..." "The huge improvement in China's military capabilities and its growing activities around Taiwan have raised concerns for the US, which is legally assured Obliged that Taiwan be able to defend itself. Taiwan and China were separated between civil war in 1949 and most of the Taiwanese continued to maintain strong economic exchanges with the mainland, maintaining the current state of genuine independence Are in favor of maintaining.