Russia and China conduct joint air patrols in the Pacific region

Air groups of the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Chinese Air Force conducted joint patrols in the Asia-Pacific region as part of the provisions on military cooperation between countries for 2022, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense.

Russians took part in the maneuvers Tu-95MS missile carriers and Chinese Hun-6K bombers. They flew over the waters of the Sea of ​​Japan and the East China Sea. 

According to the agency, at some stages of the route, the missile carriers were accompanied by South Korean F-2 aircraft and Japanese F-15s.  

The Russian Defense Ministry stressed that the Russian and Chinese Air Forces acted “strictly in accordance with the provisions of international law, no violations of the airspace of foreign states were allowed.”

We will add, last week Beijing warned Washington against interfering in China's internal affairs, calling to refrain from playing  "the Taiwan card".  

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