Beijing began military exercises against background of Biden’s trip to Asia

The Military PRC on the eve began to exercise in the South China Sea while US President Joe Biden starts a trip to Japan and South Korea, Associated Press.

China’s marine security department in Hainan’s province reported that the exercises would last until Monday. The entrance to the maneuver zone is prohibited to all non -person vessels. In addition, since the beginning of May, the first Chinese aircraft carrier Liaononin has been swimming in the Sea of ​​Japan. The Ministry of Defense of the PRC reported that the aircraft carrier is engaged in “ordinary combat training”, observing the norms of international law. The Chinese media also reported that on Wednesday the Command of the PRC sent two H-6 bombers on this area that could carry nuclear weapons.

Biden will visit South Korea and Japan from May 20 to May 24, where he will meet with the leaders of both countries.