Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit prompts show of force by China

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The Chinese military is mounting a show of force ahead of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Asian tour, which could include a visit to Taiwan.
As China hardened its posture, despite growing concern that a miscalculation could increase the risk of conflict, it said it was holding live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait and released footage of a similar exercise in the South China Sea.

The exercise was announced on Thursday afternoon – hours before a phone conversation between Presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden aimed at reducing tensions – but not widely reported by Chinese media until Friday night

Read more at South China morning post

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