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China announces new drills around Taiwan as a U.S. delegation visits the island

Posted on AllSides August 15th, 2022
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World, Taiwan, One China Policy, Asia, Defense and Security
Johnson Lai/AP

China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the island's president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Monday, in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island Beijing claims as its own.

Taiwanese media showed the delegation arriving for the talks, but details of the meeting were not immediately released. The delegation was due to depart later Monday on a U.S. government plane.

The visit came less than two weeks after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan, which prompted days...

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https://www.npr.org/2022/08/15/1117483403/u-s-congressional-delegation-meets-with-taiwans-leader

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