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Aug 11, 2022 03:14 AM
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China Declares End to Military Drills Around Taiwan

The exercises included launches of ballistic missiles and simulated sea and air attacks in surrounding skies and waters.
The exercises included launches of ballistic missiles and simulated sea and air attacks in surrounding skies and waters.

What’s new: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) concluded the high-profile military drills it initiated last week in the sea and airspace around Taiwan in response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island.

The Chinese military has “successfully completed all tasks” and “effectively tested the integrated combat capabilities of the troops,” Eastern Theater Command spokesman Senior Colonel Shi Yi said Wednesday in a brief statement (link in Chinese).

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