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Taiwan Condemns China's Military Drills As 'Irrational Provocations'

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2024
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Taiwan condemned China on Tuesday for launching two days of military drills around the self-ruled island, which Beijing called a "strong punishment" for "separatist acts".

"The Ministry of National Defence strongly condemned such irrational provocations and actions that undermine regional peace and stability. We have dispatched sea, air and ground forces to respond ... to defend freedom, democracy and the sovereignty of the Republic of China," it said, referring to Taiwan by its official name.

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