China sends 20 aircraft and 14 ships to Taiwan as part of military exercises

Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense announced that the Chinese army sent 20 aircraft and 14 warships to the island for the third day of large-scale exercises around Taiwan.

In addition to the heavy military transport aircraft, China sent 4 J-11 fighters, 4 J-16 fighters and 10 Su-30 fighters, the ministry said in a statement posted on its official Twitter page. and one Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft.

The statement added that Taiwan sent an air patrol to monitor the situation and deployed anti-aircraft missile systems.

China began live-fire military exercises around Taiwan last Thursday in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.

Source: RIA Novosti

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