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Military exercise with uncertain end

The People’s Liberation Army’s propaganda film on Sunday’s air force actions (screenshot).

China left open on Sunday whether it considers naval maneuvers around Taiwan to be over. Exercises were expected to continue until noon on Sunday. However, the People’s Liberation Army held back with details on Sunday. It used the word “continue” in its latest announcement without clearly stating whether the maneuvers had been continued or were still continuing. There was no formal announcement of an end to the actions by late evening. However, Taiwan no longer registered any fleet movements and gradually reopened its airspace as a result.

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