Chinese Jets Breach Taiwanese Air Space One Day after Proposed Defense Budget Increase

President Tsai Ing-wen attends a Taiwanese Air Force fighter jets take-off and landing drill in Pingtung, Taiwan, September 15, 2021. (Taiwan Military Defense/Handout via Reuters)
Taiwan sent combat aircraft and deployed missile defense systems to warn off ten Chinese fighter jets that entered the island’s air space on Friday, according to Taiwan’s defense ministry.
The Chinese incursion came a day after the Taiwanese government proposed spending an additional $8.69 billion on defense over the next five years.

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