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Risk of War across Taiwan Straits Increasing: Times Editorial

MNI (Sydney)

The risk of a full-scale war in the Taiwan Straits due to minor incidents is increasing as the situation deteriorates, the Communist Party-run Global Times said in a commentary. The newspaper was writing in response to a warning by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken that China should not try to change the status quo by force. The People's Liberation Army is prepared to send warplanes to fly across the island of Taiwan to declare sovereignty in case of further hostile behavior by the authorities of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party, said the tabloid owned by People's Daily. If the Taiwan military dares to fire the first shot at the PLA under any circumstance, that shot will be the beginning of reunification, it said.

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