Newspaper article China Post

Taiwan Conducted Military Drills as Chinese Battleships Sailed through Its Defense Zone: Report

Newspaper article China Post

Taiwan Conducted Military Drills as Chinese Battleships Sailed through Its Defense Zone: Report

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Shortly after a Chinese warship flotilla passed through the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan's military announced that it had held air and sea exercises off the coast of Penghu.

The military did not specify when the exercises took place, but the Central News Agency cited unnamed sources who said they occurred at the same time a Chinese battleship formation passed through the strait en route to Hong Kong over the weekend.

Taiwan's military released a statement Tuesday saying that the Chief of General Staff Lee Hsi-ming ([...]) oversaw drills that involved seven Navy warships, S-70C anti-submarine helicopters and P-3C anti-submarine aircraft.

During the tour, Lee had said "there were no holidays in combat readiness," calling on service members to fulfill their duties to protect the nation, according to the statement. …

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