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Taiwan says it's raising alertness, surveillance as Ukraine crisis grows

China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory, has stepped up military activity near the island over the past two years.

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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. (Photo: Twitter)

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Taiwan must increase its surveillance and alertness on military activities in the region and tackle foreign misinformation, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday at a meeting about Ukraine, wary of China's movements around the island.
 
China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory, has stepped up military activity near the self-governing island over the past two years, though Taiwan has reported no unusual manoeuvres by Chinese forces in recent days as tensions over Ukraine have spiked.
 
Tsai, at a meeting of her National Security Council's working group on the Ukraine crisis, said all security and military units "must raise their

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 10:06 AM IST

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