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Taiwan on Friday said it detected 18 Chinese warplanes crossing the international boundary in the Taiwan Strait and deployed its warplanes in a tense standoff between Taipei and Beijing over the visit of a high official of the United States to the island.

In a statement on Twitter, the Taiwanese defense minister said that multiple aircraft of the People's Liberation Army Air Force had entered the island's air defense identification zone.EFE-EPA

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