Taiwan has said a record number of Chinese military jets flew into its air defence zone on Monday.
The defence ministry said 25 aircraft including fighters and nuclear-capable bombers entered its so-called air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday.
The invasion is the biggest in a year and comes as the US cautions against an “inexorably forceful China”.
Beijing sees Taiwan as a breakaway region.
Nonetheless, vote based Taiwan considers itself to be a sovereign state.
The most recent Chinese mission included 18 warrior jets, also as four planes, which can convey atomic weapons, two enemy of submarine airplane and an early admonition airplane, Taiwan said.
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The guard service added they dispatched battle airplane to caution the Chinese planes, while rocket frameworks were sent to screen them.
China has done ordinary trips over the global waters between the southern piece of Taiwan and the Taiwanese-controlled Pratas Islands in the South China Sea as of late.
Monday’s attack likewise saw the planes fly into the ADIZ toward the south-west of Taiwan close to the Pratas Islands.