China announces new drills as US delegation visits Taiwan

In this photo released by the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a delegation led by U.S. Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, at right, toasts with the Taiwanese side led by Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu with other U.S. lawmakers from left Democratic House member Alan Lowenthal from California, Democratic House members John Garamendi, California, and from right; Republican Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen, a delegate from American Samoa and Democratic House member Don Beyer from Virginia during a welcome banquet at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei, Taiwan on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. The delegation of U.S. Congress members visited Taiwan parliament on Monday in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island. ( Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP)

China announces new drills as US delegation visits Taiwan