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

On July 26, 2011 by stratagem

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.”

>> Read More: Telegraph

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