The missile forces of the Chinese Armed Forces fully completed their tasks during live training exercises in the eastern Taiwan Strait on Thursday, the People’s Liberation Army’s Eastern Combat Command Zone said in a statement on the official WeChat social network account.
“On the afternoon of August 4, the rocket troops of the Eastern Zone Combat Command of the People’s Liberation Army of China carried out long-range live firing, accurate strikes were made on target areas in the eastern Taiwan Strait, the expected results were achieved, and all missiles accurately hit the target.” , – said the official representative of the Eastern Zone of the PLA Combat Command Shi Yi.
“During the training mission with live firing, the assigned tasks were fully completed, control over the relevant areas of the sea area and airspace was removed,” the report says.
China’s large-scale live-fire exercise around Taiwan officially kicked off on Thursday. The maneuvers, in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei, began on Thursday at 12:00 local time, in six areas around the island, the exercises will last until 12:00 Sunday.