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Shanghai’s international airport announced 30 flight cancellations today as the Chinese military began exercises off the coast of the East China Sea. 

The nation's civil aviation authority warned yesterday that delays should be expected at Pudong international airport and the mostly domestic Hongqiao airport this afternoon because of heavy congestion. No reasons for the cancellations were given.

The PLA Daily, a publication of the Chinese military, said on its official microblog today that the drills weren't the main reason for the delays and criticized the foreign media for exaggerating the military's role.

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