Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen.
TAIPEI(TAIWAN): Taiwan on Friday dismissed reports that a
Chinese Su-35 fighter jet
has been shot down by its air defence systems and termed it fake news.
"In response to
online that claim a Chinese Su-35 fighter jet had been shot down by Taiwan air defence systems, #ROCAirForce would like to categorically state this is fake news. We urge netizens to not spread it and strongly condemn this malicious act," said Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense in a tweet.
The Ministry in a statement said Air Force Command pointed out that it strongly condemns such malicious acts by deliberately creating and disseminating false information on the Internet.