Anger over US visit to Taiwan

The situation surrounding Taiwan continues to heat up. The reason is the visit of a US delegation led by influential Republican Senator Lindsey Graham to Taipei. In response, China sent numerous frigates, bombers and fighter jets to the East China Sea. According to Chinese military sources, the maneuvers in the sea area and airspace around Taiwan also involved simulated attacks. “This operation is in response to the recent frequent release of wrong signals by the United States on the Taiwan issue,” a Chinese army statement said. “Those who play with fire will burn themselves.”

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