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China pays the value if it dares to invade: Taiwan MP’s warning over army drills

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Taiwan lawmaker Wang Ting-yu stated that if China dares to launch an invasion of Taiwan, then they are going to pay the value they can’t afford.

Ting-yu, who can also be part of Taiwan’s Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee, acknowledged that the island cherishes its democracy, freedom and human rights and that provides it the boldness and power to take care of any exterior risk.

“We don’t want a military conflict. But if China dares to launch an invasion of Taiwan, then they will pay the price they cannot afford,” Ting-yu warned.

He additional claimed that China launching missiles at Taiwan will not be due to the stress arising out of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s go to however as a result of Chinese President Xi Jinping is “losing his face”.

“All the military exercises, all the missile launches towards Taiwan are not because of Taiwan or Pelosi, it is because Xi Jinping needs an outlet to release domestic pressure,” Ting-yu informed India Today.

“China shot 11 missiles towards Taiwan in three different locations a little far away from the island. This is for the first time since 1996, China launched missiles towards Taiwan. The situation is tense but we are confident that the situation is under control,” he added.

Taiwan will not be a part of China and complete world is aware of that: Wang Ting Yu (@MPWangTingyu), member of international affairs and defence panel.#Taiwan #China #Newstrack @rahulkanwal pic.twitter.com/PmLLe9GAVm

— IndiaToday (@IndiaToday) August 4, 2022

“The Chinese military threat is real, concrete and huge. No matter who visits Taiwan, China uses its military to threaten us every day,” Ting-yu stated, including that even earlier than Nancy Pelosi’s go to, Chinese plane crossed the island’s air defence zone.

If China dares to launch invasion of Taiwan then they are going to pay the value they can’t afford: Wang Ting Yu (@MPWangTingyu), member of international affairs and defence panel.#Taiwan #China #Newstrack @rahulkanwal pic.twitter.com/xgFae3lcjg

— IndiaToday (@IndiaToday) August 4, 2022

Describing how the scenario is completely different from the Russia-Ukraine warfare, Ting-yu stated Russia and Ukraine are related by land whereas Taiwan is separated from China by the Taiwan Strait, giving the island a chance to repel Chinese army threats for many years.

WILL US COME TO TAIWAN’S AIDE?

Taiwan MP Wang Ting-yu stated it’s Taipei’s duty to guard the nation from any invasion, however it isn’t within the worldwide curiosity to sit down and watch China invade Taiwan.

To defend our nation it is our duty… If China dominates Taiwan then Japan might want to depend on Chinese mercy to have their energy provide: Wang Ting Yu (@MPWangTingyu), member of international affairs and defence panel.#Taiwan #China #Newstrack @rahulkanwal pic.twitter.com/1s7Q2kovNP

— IndiaToday (@IndiaToday) August 4, 2022

“To protect our country is our own country. We cannot rely on international friends. Our strategy is to defend our country even without foreign help. And do we have the confidence that the United States will offer a helping hand? We don’t calculate that. But we know Taiwan is important,” the lawmaker stated.

“Taiwan has by-partisan connections in the US. We trust our friends, but we depend on ourselves,” he added.

INDIA-TAIWAN RELATIONS

Ting-yu stated that India is within the east and Taiwan is within the west within the Indo-Pacific area and if each nations can cooperate they’ll preserve the area stablised and affluent.

If we (India and Taiwan) cooperate, we are able to preserve this area stabilised and affluent: Wang Ting Yu (@MPWangTingyu), member of international affairs and defence panel.#Taiwan #China #Newstrack @rahulkanwal pic.twitter.com/ZqQ1U98TD0

— IndiaToday (@IndiaToday) August 4, 2022

“If we [India and Taiwan] cooperate, we can keep this region stabilised and prosperous and make China understand not to use aggressive ways to bully its neighbours,” Wang Ting-yu stated.

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