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Amid China-Taiwan tensions, high Taiwanese defence official discovered useless in resort room: Report

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The deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry’s analysis and growth unit was discovered useless in a resort room in southern Taiwan on Saturday.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. Tension between Taiwan and China flared after Pelosi’s go to to Taiwan. (AP photograph)

HIGHLIGHTSA high Taiwanese defence official was discovered useless in a resort roomThe explanation for his demise is undeterminedTension between Taiwan and China are at an all time excessive after US official Nancy Pelosi’s go to to Taiwan

Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry’s analysis and growth unit, was discovered useless on Saturday morning in a resort room in southern Taiwan, in keeping with the official Central News Agency (CNA). According to CNA, authorities are trying into the reason for his demise.

Ou Yang had assumed his submit because the deputy head of the military-owned National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology early this 12 months to oversee numerous missile manufacturing tasks and was on a enterprise journey, mentioned CNA.

His demise comes amidst rigidity between China and Taiwan following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s go to to Taiwan.

TENSION BETWEEN CHINA AND TAIWAN

Nancy Pelosi’s go to to Taiwan was preceded by extreme warnings from China that it’s going to take “resolute and forceful measures to firmly defend its national sovereignty and territorial integrity.” With her arrival on August 2, the US House Speaker grew to become the highest-ranking elected US official to go to Taiwan in over 25 years.

Even earlier than Pelosi arrived in Taiwan, its army was placed on excessive alert to ‘put together for warfare’ with China.

On the day of her go to, Chinese warships began shifting in the direction of the Taiwan shoreline. China’s plane provider Shandong (CV-17) left the naval base of Sanya and Liaoning-001 additionally raised anchor from the house base in Qingdao.

A day after her go to, Taiwan’s defence ministry reported that 27 Chinese fighter jets entered its air defence zone. The Chinese fleet included six J-11 fighter jets, 5 J-16 fighter jets and 16 SU-30 fighter jets.

China mentioned it performed “precision missile strikes” within the Taiwan Strait after China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) started its “largest-ever” army workouts, together with reside firing within the waters and within the airspace surrounding the island of Taiwan.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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