The USS Ronald Reagan began to drift away from Taiwan amid large-scale exercises People’s Liberation Army of China (PLA). It is reported by the Central Television of the People’s Republic of China (CCTV).

Professor at the National Defense Academy of the PLA Meng Xiangqing told live that the American aircraft carrier moved hundreds of kilometers away from the island.

USS Ronald Reagan, who escorted the Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosiretreated at night,” he said.

Chinese army exercises with live firing around Taiwan began on Thursday, August 4. China’s maneuvers were a response to Pelosi’s work trip to Taipei.

political expert Rostislav Ischenko believes that the PLA may launch a special operation in Taiwan at the most unexpected moment for Washington due to the visit of the speaker of the US House of Representatives to the island. In his opinion, China is choosing the right time for attack.