Taiwan kicks off new training programme to boost reservist forces

Ground force reservists participate in Taiwan's new reservist training programme. PHOTO: TAIWAN'S MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENCE AND MILITARY NEWS AGENCY
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TAIPEI - Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Taiwanese government has been discussing and carrying out plans to boost the island's self-defence capabilities.

There are worries that a similar situation may arise here with China, which regards Taiwan as a renegade province that it plans to take back by force if necessary.

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