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China announces live firing exercises in East China Sea

The missile frigate Huangshan of the PRC Navy in the South China Sea. File photoBEIJING, Aug 21 China will hold a live-fire military exercise on August 22 in the East China Sea near eastern Zhejiang Province, China's maritime security administration said. According to the Zhejiang Provincial Maritime Safety Authority, the exercise will be held on August 22 from 02:00 (21:00 August 21 Moscow time) to 16:00 (11:00 Moscow time). />China has decided on the time of the next military exercise”The passage of ships into these areas during the exercise will be prohibited,” the message says. No details were given.The exercise of the People's Liberation Army of China in different areas, including the sea and airspace around Taiwan , have not stopped since the beginning of the month, they became a response to the visits of American delegations to the island, on August 2-3, Taiwan was visited by a delegation led by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, and on August 14-15, a delegation led by Senator Ed Markey. Official relations between the central government of the PRC and its island province were interrupted in 1949, after the Kuomintang forces led by Chiang Kai-shek, defeated in a civil war with the Communist Party of China, moved to Taiwan. Business and informal contacts between the island and mainland China resumed in the late 1980s. Since the early 1990s, the parties began to contact through non-governmental organizations – the Beijing Association for the Development of Relations across the Taiwan Strait and the Taipei Cross-Strait Exchange Foundation. sent 17 aircraft and six warships to Taiwan


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