4/1, 6:23 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Taiwan spots 18 Chinese aircraft, four vessels

Ministry of National Defense on the territory of Taiwan stated on Saturday that 18 aircraft and four vessels owned by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of the People's Republic of China were detected around the island.

Ten PLA planes crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait, the ministry noted, pointing out that its forces "monitored the situation and tasked CAP [combat air patrol] aircraft, Navy vessels, and land-based missile systems to respond these activities."

United States House of Representatives Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in New York on Thursday, according to reports by US media.

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