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China Tests Taiwan Defense Zone, Cuts Off US Military Talks

  • Beijing also imposes unspecified sanctions on Nancy Pelosi
  • Top US diplomat says China seeking to change the status quo
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China continued its most provocative military drills in decades on Friday and cut off defense talks with the US, as relations between the world’s biggest economies deteriorate in the wake of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan.

A day after likely firing missiles over the island of 23 million people, China sent warships across the Taiwan Strait’s median line. The People’s Liberation Army also sent waves of warplanes across the US-defined boundary, Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said, the third straight day of such flights since Pelosi’s visit.