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Taiwan: Exercises show plans for an invasion

According to its own information, China continued its military exercises in the sea and airspace around Taiwan on Tuesday. The focus of these drills was on naval blockades and securing supplies, the responsible operational command of the People’s Liberation Army announced. Taiwan, in turn, began its own maneuvers, which had been announced for some time. The military fired howitzers at the sea from the south of the island. Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu accused China at a press conference in Taipei of using the maneuvers as a “playbook,” a kind of tactics script to prepare for an invasion of the island. But they would not be intimidated, he said. Actually, the exercises should have ended on Sunday.

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