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Taiwan Reports Another Chinese Balloon Crossing Sensitive Median Line

Taiwan has detected another Chinese balloon crossing the sensitive median line separating the island from China, marking the third such incident this month. The Chinese balloons have become a politically sensitive matter, especially as Taiwan is on high alert ahead of presidential elections next month. This follows the previous sightings on December 7 and 18.

While Taiwan’s defense ministry suggests that the balloon on December 18 might be a weather balloon, tensions persist in the region. China claims Taiwan as its territory, and Beijing has increased political and military pressure on the self-ruled island. The recent incidents add to concerns about potential Chinese influence over Taiwan’s elections.