Taiwan says Chinese planes, ships carry out attack simulation exercise

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By Yimou Lee TAIPEI (Reuters) – Chinese aircraft and warships practised on Saturday for an attack on Taiwan, island officials said, in retaliation for a visit there by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that also saw Beijing halt dialogue with the United States in several areas. Pelosi’s brief unannounced visit during the week to the self-ruled island claimed by China infuriated Beijing and has prompted unprecedented military drills that have included ballistic missiles fired over the capital, Taipei. The Chinese exercises are scheduled to last until midday on Sunday. On Saturday morning, Taiwan’…

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