DIRECT. Taiwan’s military says 68 aircraft and 13 Chinese warships crossed the ‘median line’ of the strait

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2:04 in the afternoon : Time for a new news update:

Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne activated an interministerial crisis unit to solve the water shortage. “More than a hundred French municipalities” deprived of drinking water, informed the Minister for the Ecological Transition.

China continues its military maneuvers around Taiwan. Taiwan’s military said 68 Chinese fighter jets and 13 warships today crossed the “median line” that divides the Taiwan Strait.

The Parliament fully adopted the second part of the measures to purchase power, which provides in particular for the revaluation of the index point of civil servants, the redemption of the RTT is not taken or the end of the payment.

• The Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin announced that he appealed to the Council of State against the suspension of the expulsion of Imam Hassan Iquioussen. The administrative court in Paris suspended the dismissal requested by the minister last week, considering that it “may cause a disproportionate interference with his private and family life”according to his lawyer Lucie Simon.

1:50 in the afternoon : The Taiwanese army claimed that 68 Chinese fighter jets and 13 warships crossed the “median line” that cuts the Taiwan Strait in two, during military exercises led by Beijing. “We condemn the communist army that deliberately crossed the middle line”the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

12:52 in the afternoon : Beijing has announced that it will temporarily suspend or end its cooperation with the United States on several issues, in response to Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. This relates in particular to maritime safety, climate change, repatriation of illegal migrants, justice, international crime and the fight against drugs.

12:06 : Let’s recall the main news of this Friday:

• The heat wave has slowed down: only nine departments remain in the “heat wave” orange alert of the 26 affected yesterday. On the other hand, five were under thunderstorm vigilance this afternoon. And Elisabeth Borne activated a drought crisis unit.

China continues its military maneuvers around Taiwan, after firing missiles yesterday, some of which fell into the waters of Japan. Washington believes that Beijing “overreaction” on Nancy Pelosi’s visit.

Parliament has certain adopted the second part of the measures to purchase power, which provides in particular for the revaluation of the index point of civil servants, the redemption of the RTT is not taken or at the end of the payment.

11:15 a.m : China has announced that it will happen “impose sanctions” to Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and “his immediate family”, without providing further details. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes he has “seriously interfered in China’s internal affairs and undermined China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity..

09:57 : Time for a reminder of the top news of the day:

• The heat wave has slowed down: only nine departments remain in the “heat wave” orange alert of the 26 affected yesterday. On the other hand, five were under thunderstorm vigilance this afternoon. And Elisabeth Borne activated a drought crisis unit.

China continues its military maneuvers around Taiwan, after firing missiles yesterday, some of which fell into the waters of Japan. Washington believes that Beijing “overreaction” on Nancy Pelosi’s visit.

Parliament has certain adopted the second part of the measures to purchase power, which provides in particular for the revaluation of the index point of civil servants, the redemption of the RTT is not taken or at the end of the payment.

09:20 : Jean-Louis Bourlanges, MoDem MP and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly, considers his part in LCI that France should follow the American position on Taiwan: The military issue is an issue between China and the United States. (…) In terms of Taiwan, it is not the military actions that we can take decisively.” Nancy Pelosi’s visit will not be considered “such a dangerous act”he added.

09:19 : If there is a territorial dispute of this kind, it must be settled within the country in question. I believe that the United States has nothing to do with throwing fuel on the fire, which should translate into the response we are witnessing today.

LFI deputy Manuel Bompard, on RTL, expressed the same position as Jean-Luc Mélenchon on the subject of rising tensions around Taiwan, accusing the United States of poisoning the issue. He said stick to the policy “from a china” and therefore to the non-recognition of Taiwan, which was also discussed by Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna releasebut with harsher words for Beijing.

08:27 : Catherine Colonna also discusses the tensions around Taiwan in this interview with release, which reminds that France does not recognize the independence of the island, but defends a status quo. China “so lost” to invade Taiwan, warned the head of French diplomacy, who believed that“not his temptation at the moment”.

07:23 : China’s maneuvers continue around Taiwan. “Large groups of Chinese warplanes and warships” crossed the median line of the strait that separates the island from China since 11 a.m. (5 a.m. Paris), said the Taiwanese Ministry of Defense.

07:31 : Last night, the White House reacted to China’s exercises, believing that Beijing had “chosen overreaction” on Nancy Pelosi’s visit. He announced the postponement of an intercontinental ballistic missile launch to avoid tensions. And decided, on the other hand, that the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reaganwhich is now in the Philippine Sea, will remain “A little higher than expected” in place for “monitor status”.

07:31 : The world reported this morning the shame of Japan but also of South Korea, the two countries visited by Nancy Pelosi since her visit to Taiwan, about this visit that has rekindled tensions. South Korean President Yoon Seok-youl, despite favoring a close alliance with Washington, chose not to meet him, preferring a telephone conversation: “It would be embarrassing for Mr. Yoon to meet Nancy Pelosi at a time when the United States and China are playing one-upmanship”explained to his party.

07:32 : China’s military exercises put Japan, some of whose islands are a hundred kilometers from Taiwan, in a dangerous situation – yesterday, five of the missiles fired by China fell into the waters of the exclusive zone of economy. These shots are “a serious problem that affects our national security and our citizens”, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said last night after meeting with Nancy Pelosi. He called the “stop now” exercise, which was supposed to last until Sunday.

07:33 : “They will not isolate Taiwan by preventing us from going there. We have a high-level visit, from senators in the spring, in a bi-partisan way … and we will not allow them to isolate the Taiwan.”

From Tokyo, where she is on the last leg of her Asian tour, Nancy Pelosi reacted last night to China’s military maneuvers following her visit to Taiwan. He made sure that his visit “It is not intended to change the status quo here in Asia, to change the status quo in Taiwan”.

06:11 : Let’s start by recalling the top news of the last few hours:

The heat wave continues today in the Southeast, but temperatures should drop during the day. Météo France has lifted the orange watch for 15 of the 26 departments that remain concerned.

China continues its military maneuvers around Taiwan, after firing missiles yesterday, some of which fell into the waters of Japan. A response to the visit of American Nancy Pelosi to this territory claimed by Beijing.

The Parliament fully adopted the second part of the measures to purchase power, which provides in particular for the revaluation of the index point of civil servants, the redemption of the RTT is not taken or the end of the payment.

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