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China sent four ‘spy balloons’ over Taiwan, country’s defense ministry says

Posted on AllSides January 4th, 2024
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China launched four “spy balloons” over Taiwan Tuesday — three of which floated near a key air force base — the country’s defense ministry said.

Three of the balloons passed by the Ching-Chuan-Kang air base, where Taiwan keeps many of its tactical fighter wings dedicated to defending the island against China’s military threat. The fourth hovered north of Keelung, a major trading port with Japan.

The possible intelligence-collecting devices sent by China come as the communist nation has threatened to invade and annex the self-governing republic — and ahead of presidential elections...

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