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Taiwan adopts Ukraine's experience in preparing for defense against China - Ukraine's MP Hopko

21 May, 2024 Tuesday
14:14

MP of the 8th convocation Hanna Hopko said that Taiwan is adopting Ukraine's experience in the war with Russia in preparation for a possible confrontation with China

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She stated this on Espreso TV.

"A security seminar is currently taking place in Taipei, where many international experts are discussing what lessons Taiwan should learn from Ukraine. Because Taiwan has to prepare for defense against China. It is known that Taiwan invests a lot of money in its air and missile defense program. Taiwan wants to learn from the experience of Ukrainian drone manufacturers. Their goal is to become one of the key manufacturers of UAV components in Asia," Hopko said.

The former MP emphasized that Taiwan is impressed with the way Ukraine defends itself against Russia

"That is why it is very important that Ukraine's experience in warfare becomes the basis for partnership with Taiwan. Taiwan is impressed with the way Ukraine is defending itself against Russia. They are amazed that Ukraine, without a powerful navy, destroyed the Russian Black Sea Fleet. Today, Taiwan is very interested in cooperation with Ukraine," she added.

  • On Monday, May 20, Taiwan's newly elected president, Lai Ching-te, took the oath of office and during his speech called on China to peacefully resolve the conflict.
  • Taiwanese journalist Yin Khwat said that Taiwan will strengthen its defense industry for the sake of long-term peace. Taiwanese are satisfied with the government and do not want to unite with mainland China.
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