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China’s air force said Thursday its planes flew over the Miyako Strait, near Okinawa Island, to the Western Pacific Ocean for training for the first time, amid heightened Asian maritime tensions.

It said the one-day training, aimed at improving aircraft maneuverability above the open sea, was completed successfully.

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