China says Japan’s military drills with France, US are a waste of fuel

May 13, 2021 | INVESTING

China has described the military exercises in southern Japan involving troops and hardware from France, Japan, the United States and Australia as a waste of fuel, but observers say they may signal a tightening of the US alliance in the region.The week-long air, land and sea exercises, named Arc-21, began on Tuesday at the Kirishima training area on the Kyushu peninsula and simulate different scenarios such as defending remote islands and intercepting vessels at sea.At a press briefing in…

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