“Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s Call With Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi”


PENTAGON (January 23, 2021)---today Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi today, reiterating American commitment to the U.S.-Japan Alliance and emphasizing its importance to the peace and security of the Indo-Pacific region.    Secretary Austin and Minister Kishi discussed a broad range of…

“Taiwan Reports Large Incursion By Chinese Air Force”


TAIPEI (January 23, 2021)---today eight Chinese bomber planes and four fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan's air defence identification zone on Saturday (Jan 23), and Taiwan's air force deployed missiles to "monitor" the incursion, the island's Defence Ministry said. China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory, has…