The naval parade staged on Tuesday to mark the 70th founding anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy displayed the great progress the PLA Navy had made in the past decade as well as the strong will of Chinese and foreign naval forces to safeguard regional peace and stability.
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Djibouti, Yemen and Sudan start naval drills.
Egyptian and French naval forces carry out joint drills across the Mediterranean.
ASEAN-China plan to conduct a joint naval exercise “is very important”, says Cayetano.
China held live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait but Taipei dismissed it as “routine”.