Epoch Times China Reports — China Flexes Military Muscle After US Senators Visit Taiwan

Beijing recently ramped up its warmongering rhetoric against its democratic neighbor Taiwan, following a recent visit by three U.S. senators to the self-ruled island. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Christopher Coons (D-Del.), and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), made a three-hour stop in Taiwan on June 6 to announce that the United States would donate 750,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to the island. Prior to the announcement, the Taiwanese government has repeatedly slammed Beijing for interfering in its efforts to buy vaccines from major COVID-19 vaccine makers. Two days after the senators’ trip, on June 8, the Eastern Theater Command of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) announced on its WeChat account that its 72nd Group Army recently held a military exercise in the waters off the coast of southern China’s Fujian Province. The exercise, involving landing ships and ambitious vehicles, was aimed at improving the unit’s amphibious abilities. Also on June 8, Wu Qian, …Read MoreNews and stories on China-US relations | The Epoch TimesAsia & Pacific, China, China-US News, Chinese Regime, Special Topics, Subverting Taiwan, World, Taiwan, Tammy Duckworth, Christopher Coons, Dan Sullivan

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