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China’s Ministry of Defence said in a statement on Saturday that it had carried out military exercises as planned in the sea and airspace to the north, southwest, and east of Taiwan. According to state broadcaster CCTV Saturday’s exercise focused on “testing the capabilities” of its land strike and sea assault systems. Taiwan said that China’s military drills appeared to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait. The exercises followed U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei earlier this week — which Beijing said violated...