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Chinese military to hold live-fire exercises in East China Sea

/ 10:00 AM August 03, 2022
PLA to hold live-fire exercises in East China Sea from Wednesday

The CNS Liaoning aircraft carrier leads a fleet during a People’s Liberation Army Navy training mission in the South China Sea in 2016. China Daily/Asia News Network

BEIJING — The Chinese military is scheduled to carry out live-fire exercises in the East China Sea starting Wednesday, according to the Zhejiang Provincial Maritime Safety Administration.

The administration said in a navigational warning published on Tuesday on its website the exercises would take place from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm each day through Friday. It released geographical coordinates of the drill zone, asking ships not participating in the event not to enter.

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The People’s Liberation Army has conducted several live-fire exercises over the past several days.

Meanwhile, the China Central Television reported on Tuesday evening that the People’s Liberation Army Air Force has sent its Su-35 fighter jets to cross the Taiwan Straits.

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A social media account affiliated with the CCTV published the brief information on Tuesday night, without elaborating.

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