US to continue spy flights after jets ‘pursued’ by China over Taiwan

Washington on Tuesday insisted it would continue spy flights over the Taiwan Strait after Chinese jets reportedly chased a US reconnaissance plane into Taiwanese airspace.

Adm Mike Mullen, the top US military official, said: “We won’t be deterred from flying in international airspace. The Chinese would see us move out of there. We’re not going to do that, from my perspective. These reconnaissance flights are important.”

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