US undersecretary of state Keith Krach (centre) arrives in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: AFP US undersecretary of state Keith Krach (centre) arrives in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: AFP
US undersecretary of state Keith Krach (centre) arrives in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: AFP

China starts military drill as US diplomat arrives in Taiwan

  • Exercise begins on same day state department official Keith Krach is due to meet Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen
  • Chinese defence ministry spokesman says action is in response to ‘current situation’ across the strait

Topic |   US-China relations
US undersecretary of state Keith Krach (centre) arrives in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: AFP US undersecretary of state Keith Krach (centre) arrives in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: AFP
US undersecretary of state Keith Krach (centre) arrives in Taipei on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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