China shows off military might in warning video to Taiwan & US on eve of Pelosi visit

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CHINA's Eastern Theater Command has released footage of military exercises and preparations amid tensions in the Taiwan Straights head of a possible visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The People's Liberation Army posted the video on Chinese state media sites on Monday evening, along with a rallying cry for troops to "stand by in battle formation, be ready to fight upon command, bury all incoming enemies." Beijing has warned that its military would never "sit idly by" if Nancy Pelosi were to visit Taiwan, the self-ruled island claimed by China. Ms Pelosi would be the first US speaker to visit Taiwan since 1997 if the diplomatic mission goes ahead. Continue reading Taiwan ‘prepares for war’ with China after Beijing vows to impose ‘no-fly zone’ stoking WW3 fears over Pelosi visit The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: Like The Sun on Facebook: Follow The Sun on Twitter: Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: #Taiwan #China #US

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