China’s military drills ‘highly provocative’, says Taiwan


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Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI): Taipei on Friday termed China's military exercises around the island nation "highly provocative" after some Chinese aircraft and warships crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait. China began its four-day live-fire military drills in six maritime areas around Taiwan on Thursday after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi concluded a 19-hour visit to Taiwan. According to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND), several People's Liberation Army (PLA) aircraft and warships had been spotted in waters around Taiwan, with some crossing the median line at 11 am. The median line serves as an unofficial...