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China's 'live fire' drills shadow Pelosi in Taiwan

Beijing's anger at a visit by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan coincides with Chinese military exercises taking place within Taiwan's 12-nautical mile sea and air territory, according to Taiwan's defense ministry. It's an unprecedented move that a senior defense official describes as an effective "blockade." - REUTERS

Published: 4 Aug 2022