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Taiwan's military monitoring PLA movements closely: MND

ROC Central News Agency

2019/05/06 22:59:55

Taipei, May 6 (CNA) The military will continue to monitor the situation closely as China conducts a series of live-fire naval drills near Taiwan, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Monday.

Taiwan's military has firm command of any activity carried out by China's People's Liberation Army near Taiwan and is monitoring its movements closely, MND spokesman Chen Chung-chi (陳中吉) said.

According to local media reports, the PLA's six-day live-fire exercises began Sunday and will take place off the coast of Zhejiang Province in the East China Sea until Friday.

Chen urged the public not to panic, saying that the country's Armed Forces have the confidence and the ability to safeguard national security.

(By Matt Yu and Ko Lin)

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