China Conducts Live-Fire Exercises Ahead of Pelosi’s Potential Taiwan Trip

China said it would conduct live-fire exercises in the Taiwan Strait after warning Pelosi not to visit Taiwan, a self-ruled island that the communist regime sees as its own territory.
On July 28, China’s Maritime Safety Administration announced that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) would conduct “live-fire exercises” in the Southeast waters of the Tanpai Province, in the narrowest parts of the Strait less than 80 miles from mainland Taiwan.
Coordinates for China’s planned military exercise near the Taiwan Strait on July 30, 2022. Coordinates’ approximate locations are marked by green flags and include: 25°25′27″N 119°48′15″E, 25°21′55″N 119°44′35″E, 25°14′45″N 119°48′17″E, 25°22′10″N 119°53′27″E (Google Maps/Screenshot via The Epoch Times)
The exercises are the latest in a series of escalating military actions aimed at intimidating the democratic island, which has seen frequently Chinese aircraft incursions in its air defense identification zone for nearly two years. The drills also came ahead of a reported visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, which the communist regime has vehemently protested against. …

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