The 12,000-tonne Nanchang is China’s largest destroyer. Photo: Reuters
The 12,000-tonne Nanchang is China’s largest destroyer. Photo: Reuters

China joins Russian-led drills in Sea of Japan amid tensions with Tokyo

  • Chinese navy sends flotilla led by its largest destroyer to conduct live-fire drills as part of the Vostok 2022 war games
  • Sino-Japanese ties remain strained following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taipei visit and Beijing’s unprecedented missile tests around Taiwan last month

The 12,000-tonne Nanchang is China’s largest destroyer. Photo: Reuters
The 12,000-tonne Nanchang is China’s largest destroyer. Photo: Reuters
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