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China’s aircraft carrier to drill in Western Pacific

China’s aircraft carrier to drill in Western Pacific

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by December 27, 2016 World News

 

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s first aircraft carrier will carry out drills in the Western Pacific, in what the navy called part of routine exercises, amid renewed tension over self-ruled Taiwan that Beijing claims as its own.

The navy said in a statement late on Saturday the Liaoning, along with its accompanying fleet, would conduct “exercises far out at sea”, without giving details of the location or route, in what is likely its first blue-water drill far from home waters. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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