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China begins live-fire military exercises in six zones around Taiwan, says state media – live

Beijing says large-scale drills around island have started; Taiwan defence ministry said its website suffered cyber attacks and went offline temporarily

The president of Paraguay has offered solidarity to Taiwan. The South American nation is one of just 14 nations formally recognising Taiwan as a country.

“Paraguay expresses its solidarity with the Republic of China (Taiwan) in the context of the threats it has been subjected to,” Mario Abdo Benítez said on Twitter.

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