Taiwan's Tsai: We will not provoke but will defend ourselves

China fired missiles near Taiwan waters, a day after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a solidarity trip to the self-ruled island.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wenReuters

TAIPEI: Taiwan will not provoke conflicts but will firmly defend its sovereignty and national security, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday, responding to Chinese military drills near the island.

China fired missiles near Taiwan waters, a day after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a solidarity trip to the self-ruled island.

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