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11/26/2021, 2:46 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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PLA patrols Taiwan Strait as US lawmakers visit island

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has carried out a combat readiness patrol "in the direction of the Taiwan Strait," Beijing's Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Friday.

The ministry described the patrol as "a necessary action" meant as a response to the situation in the waterway.

Earlier during the day, China's Foreign Ministry criticized the second-in-a-row visit to the island by United States lawmakers.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / BU