The PLA’s Eastern Theatre Command says its troops carried out exercises close to Taiwan. Photo: WeiboThe PLA’s Eastern Theatre Command says its troops carried out exercises close to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
The PLA’s Eastern Theatre Command says its troops carried out exercises close to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo

Chinese military held drills near Taiwan as US health secretary visited Taipei, PLA says

  • Exercises ‘were a response to the security situation of the Taiwan Strait and … to safeguard national sovereignty’, Eastern Theatre Command spokesman says
  • Statement came after Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday the island needed to ramp up its defensive capabilities to protect its democracy from Beijing

Topic |   Taiwan
The PLA’s Eastern Theatre Command says its troops carried out exercises close to Taiwan. Photo: WeiboThe PLA’s Eastern Theatre Command says its troops carried out exercises close to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
The PLA’s Eastern Theatre Command says its troops carried out exercises close to Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
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