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China begins ‘illegitimate, irresponsible’ live-fire military drills near Taiwan, following Pelosi visit – ABC News

Key points:

  • China’s state broadcaster CCTV says the drills would be held from Thursday to Sunday
  • The exercises will include live firing drills to be held on the waters and in the airspace surrounding Taiwan
  • Taiwan says the drills invade the country’s territorial space and is a direct challenge to free air and sea navigation

China begins ‘illegitimate, irresponsible’ live-fire military drills near Taiwan, following Pelosi visit – ABC News

China begins ‘illegitimate, irresponsible’ live-fire military drills near Taiwan, following Pelosi visit – ABC News

COP26 Glasgow summit: Barack Obama condemns Donald Trump, China, Russia over summit failures

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Barack Obama condemned Donald Trump and the Republican Party for active hostility to climate science. Obama said it was discouraging that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin had chosen not to attend COP26. He called on the world’s youth to keep active and to vote as though their lives depended on it. The UN was forced to defend the presence of fossil fuel lobbyists at the climate talks.

Source: COP26 Glasgow summit: Barack Obama condemns Donald Trump, China, Russia over summit failures