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China Sanctions Nancy Pelosi; Sends 100 Warplanes to Taiwan Drills
Newsclick | 05/08/2022 07:03 PM | Click to read full article
China said Friday that more than 100 warplanes and 10 warships have taken part in live-fire military drills surrounding Taiwan over the past two days, while announcing sanctions on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her visit to the self-governing island earlier this week.
The military's Eastern Theater Command also fired new versions of missiles it said hit unidentified targets in the Taiwan Strait “with precision”.