The 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
Taiwan

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

The 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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