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Silence over UAE air exercise with China in Xinjiang region

Issue 1176 - 11 Sep 2023 | 2 minute read

A joint exercise between the Chinese and UAE air forces appears to have gone ahead in August, although neither side has since offered any clear details of an event that could trouble western allies on several fronts, while emphasising Abu Dhabi’s determination to become a 'middle power' in a multi-polar international environment.

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