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PLA Air Force conducts island patrols, vows to safeguard national sovereignty, territorial integrity

2022-08-01 09:24:47       source:CGTN

July 31, 2022

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force on Sunday said it has conducted island patrols to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

"It is the sacred mission of the PLA Air Force to safeguard the territory of our motherland," said Senior Colonel Shen Jinke, spokesperson for the PLA Air Force, at a press conference in Beijing.

The Air Force has carried out patrols involving multi-type combat aircraft around the Taiwan Island, honing and enhancing the capability to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, said Shen in response to a reporter's question about the Air Force's patrols over the Taiwan region.

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