Ehe Chinese army announced a new combat drill “near Taiwan” on Monday. He specified that the activity around the island continued beyond the first live fire exercises last week.
The Australian Foreign Minister, Penny Wongand the Foreign Minister of Latvia, Edgars RinkevicsThey asked for stability.
“Australia continues to call for de-escalation, and this is not something that only Australia is asking for, the whole region is concerned about the current situation, the whole region is calling for stability to be restored.”
“There is a kind of growing active presence of China, not only in this part of the world, but globally. China is also watching very closely what is happening in Europe, what is happening in Ukraine. It is very important that we work together and that we convey the same kind of message about the need to be moderate, not to overdo the actions and not to create another regional and global hot spot.
After the visit of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to Taiwan, China deployed launched nine long-range missiles, five of which fell into the waters of Japan’s exclusive economic zone.