China, Indonesia hold joint naval exercises near Jakarta By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 10th May, 2021, 21:56

Citing the Defence Ministry, South China Morning Post reported that the drills, which took place on Saturday, were part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's annual training programme

China, Indonesia hold joint naval exercises near Jakarta

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