PLAN live fire drills

Just giving the neighbours a wave…

China holds live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

BEIJING (AFP) – China held live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (April 18) but Taipei dismissed the exercises as “routine” after expected large-scale naval manoeuvres failed to materialise.

Beijing had announced the drills last week, further ramping up tensions following stark warnings against any independence moves by the self-ruled island which China sees as its sovereign territory.

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