China’s government has warned it will take “강력한 조치” 펠로시가 파이낸셜 타임즈의 보도 이후 대만을 방문한다면 다음 달 중국이 영유권을 주장하는 섬나라로 여행할 것입니다..
후시진, former chief editor of the Global Times, called Pelosi’s planned visit an “침입,” and suggested shooting down the speaker’s plane if U.S. fighter jets escort it to Taiwan.
“If US fighter jets escort Pelosi’s plane into Taiwan, it is invasion,” Xijin wrote.
“The PLA has the right to forcibly dispel Pelosi’s plane and the US fighter jets, including firing warning shots and making tactical movement of obstruction. If ineffective, then shoot them down.”
미국. government official said, “This is unnecessary rhetoric, 그리고 미국. policy toward Taiwan remains unchanged.”
Lt. 안부. Martin Meiners, a Pentagon spokesman said, “It wouldn’t be appropriate to comment on any congressional travel possibilities.”
대만, officially known as the Republic of China, is an island nation off the coast of Asia’s mainland. Taiwan has declared itself independent of the People’s Republic of China and has claimed continuation of governance from pre-revolutionary China.
The People’s Republic of China has long claimed sovereignty over Taiwan and the Taiwan Strait, the relatively narrow strip of ocean between the island of Taiwan and the Chinese mainland. The Chinese military has frequently sent planes into the area, testing Taiwan’s air defense zone.
미국. doesn’t have official relations with Taiwan but has been stepping up engagement with the island as China seeks to isolate it from global institutions.
Pelosi and her delegation will also visit Indonesia, 일본, Malaysia and Singapore and spend time in Hawaii at the headquarters of U.S. Indo-Pacific command, the Financial Times added, citing people familiar with the matter.
Hu, who retired from the Global Times last year, has continued to write and speak for the CCP online and at national events. The former editor rose to prominence with aggressive, mocking and intentionally provocative comments on social media.
하나, a series of scandals and serious accusations has damaged his reputation domestically and abroad.
Hu was accused by a former deputy editor, Maggie Duan Jingtao, of fathering children with multiple colleagues at the Global Times. He has denied the accusations, accusing Jingtao of blackmailing him for his position at the newspaper.
폭스 뉴스’ Liz Friden contributed to this report.