The day after Nancy Pelosi’s divisive tour is ended, China launches “precise missile strikes” in the Taiwan Strait.

As China plans military exercises in the Taiwan Strait, Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy has the most recent information on the effects of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s travel to Taiwan. This information can be found on “Special Report.”

NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! Read this article. A day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left the island, China claimed its military had successfully carried out “precise missile strikes” in the Taiwan Strait on Thursday.

China constantly denounced and threatened to take action against Pelosis for visiting Taiwan, which it claims as its own. China’s navy and air force started conducting military drills in six zones surrounding Taiwan on her last day there, some of which overlapped Taiwan’s territorial seas.

In response, the US sent six warships to the region.

A security guard stands near a sculpture of the Chinese Communist Party flag at the Museum of the Communist Party of China on May 26, 2022, in Beijing.

On May 26, 2022, in Beijing, a security guard is stationed close to a sculpture of the Chinese Communist Party flag. The sculpture is located in the Museum of the Communist Party of China. (AP Photo/File: Ng Han Guan)

The People’s Liberation Army, the military wing of the in power Communist Party, announced in a statement that “Long-range armed live fire precision missile attacks were carried out on designated targets in the eastern part of the Taiwan Strait.”

The Chinese military also stated that “the intended result was achieved.”
The military authorities made no more explanations.

According to Taiwan’s Defense Ministry, its own armed forces were keeping track of Chinese moves while taking care to prevent any clashes that may risk worsening the situation.

According to the ministry, China’s “irrational action” has harmed regional peace and stability.
According to the statement, “the three service branches will coordinate their efforts with all people to jointly preserve national security and territorial integrity” of Taiwan.

Chinese military helicopters fly past Pingtan island, one of mainland China's closest point from Taiwan, in Fujian province on August 4, 2022.

On August 4, 2022, Chinese military helicopters fly over Pingtan island, one of mainland China’s closest points to Taiwan. Getty Images (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP)

The military drills, according to China’s official news agency Xinhua, were concentrated on “blockade, sea target assault, strike on ground targets, and airspace control.”
The workouts are scheduled to take place from Thursday through Sunday.
This report was made possible by the Associated Press.

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