Taiwan says it may ‘open fire’ on Chinese drones swarming its islands

April 8, 2021

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Taiwanese officials have spotted Chinese drones flying around the Taiwanese-controlled Pratas Islands in the South China Sea and, on Wednesday, the head of Taiwan’s Ocean Affairs Council said Taiwan could open fire on the drones.

Speaking before a session of Taiwan’s parliament, reported by Reuters, Lee Chung-wei, the chairman of Taiwan’s Ocean Affairs Council, said if Chinese drones enter Taiwanese airspace, Taiwan’s rules of engagement permit Taiwanese forces to shoot down the Chinese drones.…

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