U.S. closely monitoring Chinese military exercises: Pentagon

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To activate the text-to-speech service, please first agree to the privacy policy below. Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning. CNA file photo Washington, April 6 (CNA) The United States is closely monitoring the situation as China conducts naval exercises near Taiwan, U.S. Department of Defense spokesman John Kirby said Tuesday, reiterating the U.S.' commitment to providing weapons to Taiwan to defend itself. "We're aware that they're conducting these exercises and we're monitoring them," Kirby said at a news briefing when asked about the Pentagon's reaction to China's naval exercises near Taiwan. He would not comment on China's intentions, however, saying only "I...