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Taiwan president praises 'heroic' pilots who intercepted Chinese jets

WorldNews Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Taiwan president praises 'heroic' pilots who intercepted Chinese jetsBy Yimou Lee PENGHU, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen praised on Tuesday the "heroic performance" of air force pilots who have been intercepting Chinese jets that have approached the island, as Beijing steps up military pressure on democratic Taiwan. Tension between China and the island Beijing claims as sovereign Chinese territory have spiked to their highest in years, with Taiwanese fighters jets scrambling to intercept the Chinese aircraft last week....
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