CHINA ramped up war fears yesterday by extending its huge military drills around Taiwan.
EPAChina ramped up war fears yesterday by extending its huge military drills around Taiwan[/caption]
China’s ominous move effectively blockades TaiwanGetty
But China pledged yesterday to continue its live missile firing and drills involving warships, fighter jets and troops.
The ominous move effectively blockades Taiwan, as ships struggle to steer clear of military action in the 100-mile wide strait between the island and the Chinese mainland.
China claims the island with a booming tech industry hub as its own.
It has imposed sanctions on Pelosi and axed defence and climate change talks with the US in protest.
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Beijing branded Pelosi’s visit as a “gross interference” in its internal affairs.
But US Secretary of State Antony Blinken hit back branding China’s reaction “flagrantly provocative”.
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APChinese president Xi ignored warnings that any miscalculation could trigger a World War Three clash with America[/caption]