Another US Congressional delegation is visiting Taiwan as tensions with China remain high over its claims to the self-governed island A steady stream of US visitors has come to meet with Taiwanese officials since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited in early August In response, China has stepped up its military harassment, sending warships, warplanes and even drones towards the island on a daily basis
China on Friday (local time) opposed the USD 1.1 billion arms sale to Taiwan at a time of heightened cross-strait tensions The spokesperson added that the United States interferes in China`s internal affairs and undermines China's sovereignty US announced the sale of approximately USD 1.1 billion in military equipment including Harpoon and Sidewinder missiles to Taiwan
Taiwan's military claims that it has shot down a Chinese drone. There has been a war of words between China and Taiwan for the past one month. Both the countries are answering each other through drill. On August 2, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. Ever since then, the tension between China and Taiwan is increasing and today on September 2, exactly after a month, the talk of threats and drills reached to drone attack.