China Restarts Military Drills in Response to Latest U.S. Lawmakers’ Visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI—China’s navy responded to the shock arrival in Taiwan of a brand new delegation of U.S. lawmakers by saying a resumption of navy drills across the island, within the newest flare-up of tensions within the area.

The delegation, led by Senate International Relations Committee member Ed Markey (D., Mass.), met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday to debate upkeep of regional stability and deepening U.S.-Taiwan commerce, based on Taiwan’s presidential workplace. The group arrived in Taipei on Sunday with out having beforehand introduced the two-day go to.