China has committed a rascality! Last month, China notified Taiwan through the Civil Aeronautics Administration of Hong Kong that it is planning a flight route through the Taiwan Strait. With no permission from the International Civil Aviation Organization, China's decision not only upsets stability in Asia but also endangers the security of air traffic.
The new air lane China has designated off the record is about 42 nautical miles off the central line of the Taiwan Strait. It is close to the air defense training zone. If unidentified civil airplanes fly came too close, inevitable disputes will erupt across the Taiwan Strait. Apparently, China's intention is to compress our air defense identification zone and further force us to render our air territory to it.
China's determination has seriously violated international regulations. Its slogan "peaceful rising" is just sarcasm.
I want to sincerely appeal to Taiwanese to understand that while it seems to offer all kinds of benefits to us, China is swallowing Taiwan on the sly. How can we just accept this action without being aware of the hypocrisy behind it?
We really need to think about what China has brought to us. Is it beneficial or just an inescapable trap?
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