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Taiwan conducts live-fire drill simulation in response to China

Taiwanese military forces conducted a live-fire drill simulation on Tuesday, as a response to China's recent military exercises, held close to the island, Lou Woei-jye, spokesman for Taiwan’s Eighth Army Corps confirmed.

The exercises were carried out in Pingtung County, located in the southern part of the island, so as to check the army's readiness for combat.

The unrest in the region started during United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, causing the Chinese official's rage and indignation, with Beijing increasing its military presence around the island.

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